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Fungal foot infections

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Bereznicki, LRE, Fungal foot infections, Australian Pharmacist, 30, (8) pp. 670-674. ISSN 0728-4632 (2011) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Case study John, a 23-year-old man, presents to the pharmacy and asks you to recommend something for athlete’s foot. On questioning, John tells you that he first noticed itching and flaky skin on his feet a few days ago; the skin between the second and third toes and the third and fourth toes is affected. The toenails do not appear to be involved. He has been using a cream that his girlfriend purchased from a supermarket (tolnaftate 1% cream) for the past three days, but has not noticed any major improvement in his foot condition. John does not suffer from any known medical conditions and is otherwise fit and healthy. He does not take any regular medications. What would you recommend?

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Field:Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Skin and Related Disorders
Author:Bereznicki, LRE (Professor Luke Bereznicki)
ID Code:72253
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2011-08-24
Last Modified:2012-12-12
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