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Mefloquine in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis

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Author(s): Correia Dalmo | Silva Carlos Augusto de Campos | Matthes Ângelo Gustavo Zucca

Journal: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
ISSN 0037-8682

Volume: 32;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 585;
Date: 1999;
Original page

Keywords: Mefloquine | Treatment | Leishmaniasis

ABSTRACT
Three cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis were treated orally with a mefloquine dose of 4.2mg/kg/day for six days in the Teaching Hospital of the Faculdade de Medicina do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, MG, Brazil. Three weeks later a new series was repeated. No patient was cured.
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