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To the Editor.—
Drs Leyden and Kligman did not mention in their outstanding article in the October Archives (114:1466-1472, 1978) the time-honored use of Castellani's paint for interdigital athlete's foot. It is antimacerative, antibacterial, and perhaps, to a lesser degree, antimycotic. Often a week's treatment with Castellani's paint is all that is necessary.
Fisher DA. Castellani's Paint. Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(6):675. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010060001004