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International Journal of World Medicine, 2022, 3(2); doi: 10.38007/IJWM.2022.030201.

Evidence and Potential Mechanisms of Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Jun Li and Yajun Li

Corresponding Author:
Yajun Li

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712000, China


Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease with complex clinical mechanisms. This article searched for randomized controlled trials published over the past two decades, and ultimately screened 16 high-quality articles. The results showed that TCM treatment could reduce the SCORAD score. We also analyzed the safety of traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of AD. However, more rigorous and larger sample evidence is needed to further prove in the future.


Atopic Dermatitis, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Randomized Controlled Trials, Meta-Analysis, Pharmacological Mechanism

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Jun Li and Yajun Li. Evidence and Potential Mechanisms of Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. International Journal of World Medicine (2022), Vol. 3, Issue 2: 1-10. https://doi.org/10.38007/IJWM.2022.030201.


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