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March 1980

Treatment of Tinea Nigra Palmaris With Miconazole

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Tex (Drs Marks and Davis) and the Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio (Dr King).

Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(3):321-322. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640270081021

• A patient with tinea nigra palmaris was successfully treated with 2% miconazole nitrate cream. In vitro studies demonstrated sensitivity of the causative agent, Exophiala werneckii, to this antifungal agent.

(Arch Dermatol 116:321-322, 1980)

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