carbolfuchsin topical solution

carbolfuchsin topical solution
[USP] a dark purple solution containing basic fuchsin, phenol, resorcinol, acetone, alcohol, and purified water; used as a topical antifungal in the treatment of dermatophytosis, tinea, and other skin infections. Called also Castellani paint.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • carbolfuchsin — car·bol·fuch·sin .kär (.)bäl fyük sən, (.)bȯl n a mixture of an aqueous solution of phenol and an alcoholic solution of fuchsin used as a stain in microscopy esp. in staining bacteria * * * car·bol·fuch·sin (kahr″bol fūkґsin) basic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Castellani paint — carbolfuchsin topical solution …   Medical dictionary

  • basic fuchsin — [USP] a triphenylmethane dye, a mixture of rosaniline and pararosaniline hydrochlorides and magenta II, used in the form of carbolfuchsin in various stains for acid fast bacteria, as an antifungal agent in carbolfuchsin topical solution, as a… …   Medical dictionary

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