Topical calcineurin inhibitors in atopic dermatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Topical calcineurin inhibitors in atopic dermatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Mohammad Maged Y El-Batawy and M Bosseila and Heba Mohamed Mashaly and Vanessa Suzan G A Hafez},
  journal={Journal of dermatological science},
  volume={54 2},
OBJECTIVES To build a critical appraisal of the available literature to evaluate the effectiveness of topical calcineurin inhibitors in treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD), in comparison to topical corticosteroids (TCs) and/or placebo. REVIEW METHODS DESIGN systematic review and meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES electronic search of MEDLINE Pubmed along the last 10 years (1997-2006). STUDY SELECTION randomized control trials of TCIs reporting efficacy outcomes, in comparison to TCs or… CONTINUE READING


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