• Carbon dioxide laser plus topical 5% luliconazole: A better combination therapeutic modality for onychomycosis

    6 monthes ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Shahnawaz Bashir, Iffat Hassan, Syed Mubashir
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2021 14(3):318-322
    Background: Onychomycosis has always been a therapeutic challenge because of longer treatment duration, potential adverse effects of oral antifungals, and limited efficacy of topical agents. During the past few years, the emergence of laser therapy has been the topic of discussion as a newer, safe, minimally invasive modality of treatment. Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of fractional CO2 laser and topical luliconazole 5% lotion in the treatment of onychomycosis...
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  • Intra-individual right-left comparative study of combined therapy of intramatricial triamcinolone and platelet-rich plasma vs. intramatricial triamcinolone only in lichen planus-associated nail dystrophy

    6 monthes ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Fozia Rehman, Kewal Krishan, Insha Latif, Ekta Sudan, Javeed Sultan, Iffat Hassan
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2021 14(3):311-317
    Background: While intramatricial triamcinolone is the most commonly used treatment option for onychodystrophy due to lichen planus, the role of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of onychodystrophy is not established. So we combined the two treatment modalities to assess the synergistic action on nail dystrophy. Aims and Objectives: The aim of this article is to compare the effect of combination of intramatricial triamcinolone and PRP vs...
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