Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1994 Jan-Feb;88(1):92-4
Institute of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Fifty-two patients with American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) from the Pacific coast of Ecuador were treated topically with an ointment containing 15% paramomycin (PR) and 12% methylbenzethonium chloride (MBCL) in vaselinum album (white soft paraffin; white petrolatum). After 20 applications (over 10 or 20 d) all lesions showed complete epithelialization within the first 100 d. Five patients developed new lesions during the one year observation period; 2 of these were probably reinfections. Read More