RICHARD H. MEADE III, M.D.
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Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis has been exceedingly difficult to treat. The methods reported have had varied success. Transfer factor was effective in the treatment of one anergic girl but failed in the therapy of seven others (1, 2). Amphotericin B has not been more than temporarily effective (3). Thyroid replacement was effective in a boy with myxedema (4). Clotrimazole was so effective in one patient after all other available measures had failed that it is presented here for the consideration of others.
The patient, a woman of 40 anergic to mumps, Candida, and to 250 U
MEADE RH. Treatment of Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis. Ann Intern Med. 1977;86:314–315. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-3-314
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(3):314-315.
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