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July 1963

Oral Amphotericin B Therapy in Blastomycosis

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Cook County Hospital, Chairman (Dr. Cornbleet), Resident (Dr. Dunn), and Mycologist (Miss McMillen).

Arch Dermatol. 1963;88(1):75-77. doi:10.1001/archderm.1963.01590190081010

This is a report of a clinical cure of blastomycosis with the use of amphotericin B given by mouth. Improvement followed quickly, and there were practically no untoward incidents. The patient tolerated the drug well, and there were no side or toxic effects.