corporis is a superficial dermatophyte infection characterized by
either inflammatory or no inflammatory lesions .
corporis (often called ringworm of the body) is a common skin disorder,
especially among children.
antifungal agents are effective for treating most cases of tinea corporis.
Systemic therapy may be indicated for tinea corporis that is extensive,
involves immunocompromised patients, or is refractory to topical therapy.
a list of drugs for systemic therapy and topical therapy.
Systemic therapy refers to drugs which can be given by mouth or directly
into the bloodstream.
Category: Topical allylamines
Naftifine 1% cream or gel (Naftin)
Terbinafine 1% cream (Lamisil)
Category: Topical pyridones
Ciclopirox olamine 1% cream (Loprox)
Category: Topical benzylamines
Butenafine 1% cream (Mentax)
Category: Systemic azoles
Category: Systemic allylamines
Terbinafine (Lamisil, Daskil)
Category: Other systemic antifungals
Category: Topical azoles
Clotrimazole 1% cream (Mycelex, Lotrimin)
Ketoconazole 2% cream (Nizoral)
Miconazole 2% cream or lotion (Monistat)
Oxiconazole 1% cream (Oxistat)
Sertaconazole 2% cream (Ertaczo)
Sulconazole 1% cream or solution (Exelderm)