Efficacy of Acupuncture for Treatment of Atopic Eczema and Chronic Eczema: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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  • Jhen-Yu Jwo
  • Katie Chiou
  • Jerry Tsai
  • Yu-Chen Huang Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, No.111, Sec. 3, Xinglong Rd., Wenshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan
  • Chia-Yu Lin Department of Chinese Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, No.111, Sec. 3, Xinglong Rd., Wenshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan

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https://doi.org/10.2340/actadv.v102.4380

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acupuncture, atopic dermatitis, eczema, meta-analysis, systematic review

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2022-10-11

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Jwo, J.-Y., Chiou, K., Tsai, J., Huang, Y.-C., & Lin, C.-Y. (2022). Efficacy of Acupuncture for Treatment of Atopic Eczema and Chronic Eczema: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 102, adv00791. https://doi.org/10.2340/actadv.v102.4380

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