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In Reply Our systematic review and mixed-treatment comparison meta-analysis showed no significant differences among 14 topical antifungal agents for mycologic cure.1 We also have found that butenafine, naftifine, and terbinafine might be the best treatments for maintaining a cure in patients with dermatophytosis.1 German language randomized clinical trials were not included in our review, which is 1 limitation of the study. Nevertheless, we believe that even if these studies were included, our results would not have changed significantly.
Rotta I, Correr CJ. Efficacy of Topical Antifungal Agents in the Treatment of Dermatophytosis—Reply. JAMA Dermatol. 2013;149(10):1244. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.5064