What is the efficacy of antifungal medication for the treatment of tinea cruris (jock itch)?

Updated: Feb 22, 2018
  • Author: Michael Wiederkehr, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Studies have found terbinafine to be effective and well tolerated in children. [13] Terbinafine 1% emulsion gel was found to be more effective than ketoconazole 2% cream in the treatment of tinea cruris. [14]


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