The Efficacy of Laser Assisted Hair Removal in the Treatment of Acne Keloidalis Nuchae; a Pilot Study

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rania Abdel hay, Cairo University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01548898
First received: February 29, 2012
Last updated: March 6, 2012
Last verified: March 2012

February 29, 2012
March 6, 2012
January 2008
May 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Global response to treatment [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
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Patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
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The Efficacy of Laser Assisted Hair Removal in the Treatment of Acne Keloidalis Nuchae; a Pilot Study
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Laser causes elimination and miniaturization of hair shafts that are the principal contributor to inflammation in Acne Keloidalis Nuchae (AKN).

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Interventional
Phase 4
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
Device: Nd-YAG laser
All patients received 5 sessions (4 weeks apart) of long pulsed nd-YAG laser assisted hair removal on the affected area, emitting 1064 nm, with a fluence of 35-45 J/cm2 and pulse duration 10-30 msec adjusted to skin type and hair thickness. Laser was applied to all papules and plaques.
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Completed
16
May 2010
May 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients suffering from AKN
Both
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT01548898
Nd-YAG laser in AKN
Yes
Rania Abdel hay, Cairo University
Cairo University
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Cairo University
March 2012

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