Antifungal agents in dermatology

Jack L Lesher, J. Graham Smith

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Abstract

Development of new antifungal agents has increased significantly over the past two decades, with recent advances reflecting interest in synthetic agents as opposed to antibiotics. We review the various antifungal medications in use or under development, beginning with a discussion of over-the-counter agents, antibiotics, and older azole compounds and ending with an evaluation of newer azoles and the new class of antifungals, the allylamines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)383-394
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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