Oral treatment of crusted scabies with ivermectin: Report of two cases

Oral treatment of crusted scabies with ivermectin: Report of two cases

Author Cestari, SCP Google Scholar
Petri, V Google Scholar
Rotta, O. Google Scholar
Alchorne, MMA Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Oral treatment with ivermectin of crusted (Norwegian) scabies in two immunosuppressed patients is reported. There was resolution of symptoms and signs of the cutaneous parasitosis on administration of 18-36 mg ivermectin (total doses) in 2- and 3-week periods of treatment, with remission periods of 3 and 4 months, respectively.
Language English
Date 2000-09-01
Published in Pediatric Dermatology. Malden: Blackwell Science Inc, v. 17, n. 5, p. 410-414, 2000.
ISSN 0736-8046 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Blackwell Science Inc
Extent 410-414
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1525-1470.2000.017005410.x
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000090154600018
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/26379

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