2 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, Uttar Pradesh
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Singh S, Shukla P. Authors' reply. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2018;84:707-708
We welcome the comments on our article and thank you for the opportunity to make our humble submission in reply [Table - 1]. In this pragmatic study, the focus was on real-life situation in view of perceived recent loss of effectiveness of terbinafine in dermatophytic infections in India. Our objective was to find the evidence for or against the above perception. The study provides evidence that yes, there is a problem, and this is how grave it is .
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