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July 1975

Tinea Nigra PalmarisTreatment With Thiabendazole Topically

Author Affiliations


From the Dermatology Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Tex. Dr. Carr is now at the Dermatology Department, Martin Army Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga.

Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(7):904-905. doi:10.1001/archderm.1975.01630190094013

A patient had tinea nigra palmaris that had not responded to tolnaftate or salicylic acid ointment during a period of seven years. Thiabendazole suspension, 10% applied twice daily, cleared the lesion in two weeks.