Taenia Corporis

2month old baby came to me with a circular lesion near rt.elbow jt.since 15 days, no fever,, my dx was Taenia corporis,my ??is can we start oral flucanazole if it doesn’t respond to local Antifungal cream.

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If the lesion is responding with topical antifungal continue the treatment for minimum 1mth. If there is no improvement you can go for Fluconazole 3-5mg / kg OD for 2weeks.

Thanks sir,I was also thinking in the same line as suggested by u,only I wanted valuable opinion. Thanks again
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Lulicanazole tropical give flucannazole od 10 days

It will respond

Yes 6 mg per kg2