Topical Metronidazole Versus Ivermectin for Low-density Demodex Rosacea: A Rater-blinded, Randomized, Split-face Trial

Authors

  • Marvin Chia-Han Yeh Department of Dermatology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, 111, Hsing-Long Road Sec 3, Wenshan District, Taipei City 116, Taiwan
  • Jerry Tsai Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Yu Chen Huang Department of Dermatology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, 111, Hsing-Long Road Sec 3, Wenshan District, Taipei City 116, Taiwan; 3Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan;  4Research Center of Big Data and Meta-analysis, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Hsiao-Han Wang Department of Dermatology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, 111, Hsing-Long Road Sec 3, Wenshan District, Taipei City 116, Taiwan;  4Research Center of Big Data and Meta-analysis, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2340/actadv.v102.4391

Keywords:

demodex, ivermectin, metronidazole, rosacea

Abstract

Abstract is missing (Short communication)

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Huang HP, Hsu CK, Lee JY. Rosacea with persistent facial erythema and high Demodex density effectively treated with topical ivermectin alone or combined with oral carvedilol. Dermatol Ther 2021; 34: e14899.

https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14899

Huang HP, Hsu CK, Lee JY. Thumbnail-squeezing method: an effective method for assessing Demodex density in rosacea. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020; 34: e343-e345.

https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16321

Aşkin U, Seçkin D. Comparison of the two techniques for measurement of the density of Demodex folliculorum: standardized skin surface biopsy and direct microscopic examination. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162: 1124-1126.

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2133.2010.09645.x

Kawata AK, Revicki DA, Thakkar R, Jiang P, Krause S, Davidson MH, et al. Flushing ASsessment Tool (FAST): psychometric properties of a new measure assessing flushing symptoms and clinical impact of niacin therapy. Clin Drug Investig 2009; 29: 215-229.

https://doi.org/10.2165/00044011-200929040-00001

Ventre E, Rozières A, Lenief V, Albert F, Rossio P, Laoubi L, et al. Topical ivermectin improves allergic skin inflammation. Allergy 2017; 72: 1212-1221.

https://doi.org/10.1111/all.13118

Downloads

Published

2022-11-07

How to Cite

Yeh, M. C.-H., Tsai, J., Huang, Y. C., & Wang, . H.-H. (2022). Topical Metronidazole Versus Ivermectin for Low-density Demodex Rosacea: A Rater-blinded, Randomized, Split-face Trial. Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 102, adv00811. https://doi.org/10.2340/actadv.v102.4391

Issue

Section

Short Communication

Categories