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Portuguese recommendations for the treatment of atopic dermatitis with biologic therapy and JAK inhibitors in adult patients

Authors: Tiago Torres, Margarida Gonçalo, Maria João Paiva Lopes, Cristina Claro, Leonor Ramos, Manuela Selores, Pedro Mendes Bastos, Joana Rocha, Rodrigo Carvalho, Alberto Mota, Paulo Filipe on Behalf of the Atopic Dermatitis Group of the Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology

This article presents recommendations developed by the Atopic Dermatitis Group of the Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology addressing several clinical questions that arise in the management and care of moderate-tosevere atopic dermatitis with biologic agents and Janus kinase inhibitors based on the available evidence.


Selective IL-13 inhibitors for the treatment of atopic dermatitis

Authors: Francisca Gonçalves, Egídio Freitas, Tiago Torres

This article reviews the role of IL-13 in atopic dermatitis and the most recent data on lebrikizumab and tralokinumab.


Emerging systemic JAK inhibitors in the treatment of atopic dermatitis: a review of abrocitinib, baricitinib, and upadacitinib

Authors: Novin Nezamololama, BSc, MSc, Keira Fieldhouse, BSc, Kristy Metzger, BSc, Melinda Gooderham, MD, MSc, FRCPC

This review summarizes the clinical data available from various trials and reports on the safety and efficacy of abrocitinib, baricitinib, and upadacitinib, the three oral systemic JAK inhibitors used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis.


Conjunctivitis in patients with atopic dermatitis treated with dupilumab

Authors: Sandra Ferreira MD, Tiago Torres MD, PhD

The present paper reviews the data of dupilumab-associated conjunctivitis and risk factors in adults with moderate-to-severe AD and other atopic diseases in dupilumab clinical trials and addresses the characteristics and treatment options available for this clinically highly relevant condition.


Dismissing the fallacies of childhood eczema management: case scenarios and an overview of best practices

Authors: Kam Lun Hon MBBS, MD (CUHK), FAAP, FCCM, Kin Fon Leong MBBS, MRCPCH, Theresa Leung MBBS, FRCPCH, FHKAM(Paed), FHKCPaed, Alexander KC Leung MBBS, FRCPC, FRCP(UK & Irel), FRCPCH, FAAP

AD is often complicated and difficult to manage in many Asian cities and effective therapy is impeded by fallacies. In this article eleven anonymized case scenarios are described to illustrate issues associated with these fallacies. A literature review is performed and possible solutions to handle or dismiss these fallacies are discussed.