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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.

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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.

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Atopic dermatitis: a review of topical nonsteroid therapy

Authors: Ariana Papier BA, Lindsay C Strowd MD

This review focuses on the safety and efficacy of topical calcineurin and PDE4 inhibitors for the treatment of atopic dermatitis.

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