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Studies of Patients With Skin Disease, Patients With Neurological Degenerations, and Normal Volunteers

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001164
First Posted: December 10, 2002
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2008
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Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
  Purpose
It is proposed that patients with skin disease due to presumed immunologic, genetic or viral-induced abnormalities, patients with neurological degenerations, and normal controls be evaluated with various in vitro studies of immunologic, genetic, and virologic function. This is to include studies of peripheral blood (cells and serum) as well as studies of skin obtained with a biopsy instrument. In addition, studies of gastrointestinal function will be performed where appropriate.

Condition
Healthy Muscular Dystrophy Retinal Degeneration Skin Diseases Virus Diseases

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Studies of Patients With Skin Disease, Patients With Neurological Degenerations, and Normal Volunteers

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Study Start Date: July 1978
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2000
Detailed Description:
It is proposed that patients with skin disease due to presumed immunologic, genetic or viral-induced abnormalities, patients with neurological degenerations, and normal controls be evaluated with various in vitro studies of immunologic, genetic, and virologic function. This is to include studies of peripheral blood (cells and serum) as well as studies of skin obtained with a biopsy instrument. In addition, studies of gastrointestinal function will be performed where appropriate.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Patients with skin diseases of presumed genetic, immunologic, or virologic origin are eligible.

Patients with neurological degenerations are eligible, including patients with inflammatory, neoplastic and viral skin diseases and also heterozygous carriers of such inherited diseases.

Volunteers without skin diseases are eligible, except children.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00001164


Locations
United States, Maryland
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001164     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 780099
78-C-0099
First Submitted: November 3, 1999
First Posted: December 10, 2002
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2008
Last Verified: June 2000

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Genetic Evaluation
Immunologic Evaluations
Inflammatory Skin Disease
Muscular Dystrophies
Neoplastic Skin Diseases
Neuronal Degenerations
Retinal Degenerations
Viral Diseases

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Muscular Dystrophies
Skin Diseases
Virus Diseases
Retinal Degeneration
Muscular Disorders, Atrophic
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases