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Efficacy of acute phase and maintenance therapy with itraconazole in an AIDS patient with sporotrichosis.
Bolao F; Podzamczer D; Ventin M; Gudiol F; Infectious Disease Service,
April 30, 1995
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1994 Jul;13(7):609-12. Unique

An AIDS patient with sporotrichosis who improved with itraconazole therapy after consecutive failure of ketoconazole, saturated solution of potassium iodide, fluconazole and amphotericin B is presented. In addition, long-term therapy with high doses of itraconazole was well tolerated and effective in avoiding relapse. Itraconazole may be suitable for use in HIV-infected patients with sporotrichosis, who probably require chronic suppressive therapy to prevent relapse of symptomatic disease.

Adult AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/*DRUG THERAPY Case Report Human Itraconazole/*THERAPEUTIC USE Male Sporotrichosis/*DRUG THERAPY JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW REVIEW OF REPORTED CASES