Content - Volume 61, Issue 2
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In an 8-year-old boy, the Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) was associated with protracted intrahepatic cholestasis and ultimately fatal respiratory disease. No precipitating factors of SJS were identified, but a Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection was suspected. The appearance of jaundice on the seventh day of illness was preceded by the prescription of erythromycin ethyl succinate, but intrahepatic cho ...
In vitro survival of Demodex folliculorum was tested in the presence of various concentrations of metronidazole (Flagyl). Demodex was found to survive in concentrations of as much as 1 mg/ml. Thus, it seems unlikely that the effect of metronidazole on rosacea is attributable to its direct activity on the mite.