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Comment & Response
October 2013

Efficacy of Topical Antifungal Agents in the Treatment of Dermatophytosis: An Incomplete Meta-Analysis

Author Affiliations
  • 1UK Cochrane Centre (Bahrain Branch), The Cochrane Collaboration, Awali, Bahrain
  • 2Department of Dermatology, Leiden University Medical Centre, 2300 RC Leiden, the Netherlands
JAMA Dermatol. 2013;149(10):1243-1244. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.5065

To the Editor The authors are to be congratulated for conducting this important but challenging systematic review.1 However, while accepting its degree of complexity, we are at variance with the confidence expressed by the authors in the strengths of their study, including a thorough search of the literature and exclusion of lower-quality reports assessed using the Jadad score.

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