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    A 21 yeas old female presents with an annular pruritic rash on her neck. She explains that th rash has been present for the past 3 weeks an that her roommate had a similar rash not long ago. Physical examination is remarkable for a 20-mm scaling. Erythematous plaque with a sepiginous border. Which of the following is the mot appropriate initial TTT for this condition?
    1- Griseofulvin
    2- Oral cephalexin
    3- Topical mupirocin ointment
    4- Topical ketoconazole
    5- Hydrocortisone cream

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    4. topical ketoconazole at least for 2 weeks
     

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    topical ketoconazole
     

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    In my opinion the most appropriate drug in this case is Griseofulvin. I think this is fungal infection-Tinea capitis and the oral drug should be chosen instead of topical ketoconazole.
     

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    Answer: Topical ketoconazole

    Answer: Topical ketoconazole
     

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    Re: Answer: Topical ketoconazole

    yay ! thanks ;)
     

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