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June 1967

Local Thiabendazole in the Treatment of Creeping Eruption

Author Affiliations

Daytona Beach, Fla

From the Halifax District Hospital, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Arch Dermatol. 1967;95(6):620-621. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01600360066009

The treatment of creeping eruption by local therapy for limited areas of skin involvement was investigated. A locally applied thiabendazole suspension (500 mg/5 cc) was applied to the area of the skin affected by the parasite. The area was covered with dexamethasone cream and occluded with a polyethylene film. This was left in place for three days, and resulted in a satisfactory nontoxic outcome.

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