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Topically Applied Thiabendazole in the Treatment of Scabies

Topically Applied Thiabendazole in the Treatment of Scabies Abstract † Forty patients were treated for scabies with a 10% suspension of thiabendazole applied externally. Thirty-two patients (80%) had a satisfactory response to one course of therapy, while a second course was necessary in six (15%). Two patients (5%) required intralesional injections of triamcinolone diacetate because of persistent scabious nodules. (Arch Dermatol 112:1400-1401, 1976) References 1. Haydon JR Jr, Caplan RM: Epidemic scabies . Arch Dermatol 103:168-173, 1971.Crossref 2. Orkin M: Resurgence of scabies . JAMA 217:593-597, 1971.Crossref 3. Alexander JO: The scabies epidemic . Br Med J 2:766, 1967. 4. Borelli D: Y ahora vuelve la sarna . Dermatol Venezolana 9:974-977, 1960. 5. Shrank AB, Alexander SL: Scabies: Another epidemic? Br Med J 1:669-671, 1967.Crossref 6. The scabies epidemic . Br Med J 2:193-194, 1967.Crossref 7. Shrank AB, Alexander SL: More cases of scabies . Br Med J 1:445, 1968.Crossref 8. Hernández-Pérez E: Escabiosis: Una parasitosis que vuelve . Arch Col Med (El Salvador) 24:92-99, 1971. 9. Lyell A: Diagnosis and treatment of scabies . Br Med J 2:223-225, 1967.Crossref 10. Hernández-Pérez E, Bechelli CA: Tiabendazol oral en escabiosis . Dermatol Iberolatinoam 4:427-432, 1969. 11. Hernández-Pérez E, Santos LR, Bechelli CA: Tiabendazol en escabiosis . Med Cutan 3:509-511, 1969. 12. Tavares de Mellos E, Uthida Tanaka A: Escabiosis e tiabendazol . Rev Paulista Med 77:77-80, 1970. 13. Biagi F, Delgado M: First therapeutic trials in the treatment of scabies with thiabendazole cream . Int J Dermatol 13:102-103, 1974.Crossref 14. Ayres S Jr, Anderson NP: Persistent nodules in scabies: Histologic observations and treatment . Arch Derm Syph 25:485-493, 1932.Crossref 15. Grant PW, Keczkes K: Persistent nodules in scabies: A case report with a review of the literature . Arch Dermatol 89:239-242, 1964.Crossref 16. Samman PD: Persistent scabious nodules . Br J Dermatol 75:35-38, 1963. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Topically Applied Thiabendazole in the Treatment of Scabies

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 112 (10) – Oct 1, 1976

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1976 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0003-987X
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1538-3652
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10.1001/archderm.1976.01630340018004
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Abstract

Abstract † Forty patients were treated for scabies with a 10% suspension of thiabendazole applied externally. Thirty-two patients (80%) had a satisfactory response to one course of therapy, while a second course was necessary in six (15%). Two patients (5%) required intralesional injections of triamcinolone diacetate because of persistent scabious nodules. (Arch Dermatol 112:1400-1401, 1976) References 1. Haydon JR Jr, Caplan RM: Epidemic scabies . Arch Dermatol 103:168-173, 1971.Crossref 2. Orkin M: Resurgence of scabies . JAMA 217:593-597, 1971.Crossref 3. Alexander JO: The scabies epidemic . Br Med J 2:766, 1967. 4. Borelli D: Y ahora vuelve la sarna . Dermatol Venezolana 9:974-977, 1960. 5. Shrank AB, Alexander SL: Scabies: Another epidemic? Br Med J 1:669-671, 1967.Crossref 6. The scabies epidemic . Br Med J 2:193-194, 1967.Crossref 7. Shrank AB, Alexander SL: More cases of scabies . Br Med J 1:445, 1968.Crossref 8. Hernández-Pérez E: Escabiosis: Una parasitosis que vuelve . Arch Col Med (El Salvador) 24:92-99, 1971. 9. Lyell A: Diagnosis and treatment of scabies . Br Med J 2:223-225, 1967.Crossref 10. Hernández-Pérez E, Bechelli CA: Tiabendazol oral en escabiosis . Dermatol Iberolatinoam 4:427-432, 1969. 11. Hernández-Pérez E, Santos LR, Bechelli CA: Tiabendazol en escabiosis . Med Cutan 3:509-511, 1969. 12. Tavares de Mellos E, Uthida Tanaka A: Escabiosis e tiabendazol . Rev Paulista Med 77:77-80, 1970. 13. Biagi F, Delgado M: First therapeutic trials in the treatment of scabies with thiabendazole cream . Int J Dermatol 13:102-103, 1974.Crossref 14. Ayres S Jr, Anderson NP: Persistent nodules in scabies: Histologic observations and treatment . Arch Derm Syph 25:485-493, 1932.Crossref 15. Grant PW, Keczkes K: Persistent nodules in scabies: A case report with a review of the literature . Arch Dermatol 89:239-242, 1964.Crossref 16. Samman PD: Persistent scabious nodules . Br J Dermatol 75:35-38, 1963.

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1976

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