Clinical Dermatology Review

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 34--37

Managing dermatophytoses in pregnancy, lactation, and children


Smitha S Prabhu, Pragathi Sankineni 
 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Smitha S Prabhu
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka
India

Chronic and recurrent dermatophytosis is on the rise. Managing dermatophytosis in special circumstances such as pregnancy and lactation and in children is a challenge. Topicals are safe in most cases, whereas oral antifungals are better avoided in pregnancy and lactation. In children, systemic antifungals are to be dose modified according to body weight.


How to cite this article:
Prabhu SS, Sankineni P. Managing dermatophytoses in pregnancy, lactation, and children.Clin Dermatol Rev 2017;1:34-37


How to cite this URL:
Prabhu SS, Sankineni P. Managing dermatophytoses in pregnancy, lactation, and children. Clin Dermatol Rev [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Apr 4 ];1:34-37
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