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March 1984

Successful Use of Ketoconazole for Invasive CutaneousTrichophyton rubrum Infection

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus.

Arch Intern Med. 1984;144(3):615-617. doi:10.1001/archinte.1984.00350150227044

• A case of invasive cutaneous Trichophyton rubrum infection complicated the course of a patient undergoing chemotherapy for acute lymphocytic leukemia. This dermatophytic disease was well controlled with ketoconazole. Prior experience with these unusual infections is summarized.

(Arch Intern Med 1984;144:615-617)