Clinical Dermatology Review

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 24--29

Topical antifungals: A review and their role in current management of dermatophytoses


Shital Amin Poojary 
 Member, IADVL Task-force Against Recalcitrant Tinea (ITART); Department of Dermatology, K. J. Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Shital Amin Poojary
Department of Dermatology, K. J. Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India

Topical antifungals are an important adjuvant in treatment of dermatophytosis. Also specific situations such as dermatophytoses in pregnancy and infants often warrant topical therapy. Several new topical antifungals and newer formulations hold out the promise of enhanced effectiveness of topical therapy in dermatophytosis. This article reviews the entire spectrum of topical antifungals and formulations and their role in management of dermatophytosis.


How to cite this article:
Poojary SA. Topical antifungals: A review and their role in current management of dermatophytoses.Clin Dermatol Rev 2017;1:24-29


How to cite this URL:
Poojary SA. Topical antifungals: A review and their role in current management of dermatophytoses. Clin Dermatol Rev [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Jan 21 ];1:24-29
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