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|Title:||Topical treatment of psoriasis with imidazole antibiotics|
|Abstract:||A method is provided for treating psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis in humans by topical application of an effective, lesion reducing amount of an imidazole antibiotic to affected areas.|
|Inventor(s):||Rosenberg; E. William (Memphis, TN), Belew; Patricia W. (Germantown, TN)|
|Assignee:||University of Tennessee Research Corp. (Knoxville, TN)|
|Filing Date:||Dec 09, 1983|
|Claims:||1. A method of treating psoriasis in humans by topical application of an effective, lesion reducing, amount of ketoconazole to affected areas. |
2. The method of claim 1 wherein said ketoconazole is applied in a water based cream having a 1-5% concentration of said ketoconazole.
3. The method of claim 2 wherein said ketoconazole is applied twice daily.