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Evaluation and Treatment of Patients With Dermatologic Diseases

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001506
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : November 4, 1999
Last Update Posted : October 19, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) )

Brief Summary:
This is a training, natural history of disease, and screening protocol for the evaluation, treatment and follow-up of patients with dermatologic diseases and systemic diseases with cutaneous manifestations. Patients enrolled in this protocol will be evaluated and treated according to generally available, standard procedures and therapeutic modalities. Samples of blood and skin will be studied by routine and specialized investigative methods to establish these patients' diagnosis, response to treatment, and/or disease progression....

Condition or disease
Dermatologic Diseases Systemic Diseases With Cutaneous Manifesations

Detailed Description:

Background

This is a training, natural history of disease, and screening protocol for the evaluation, treatment and follow-up of patients with dermatologic diseases and systemic diseases with cutaneous manifestations. This protocol was developed to allow subject enrollment for teaching purposes and to allow for second opinions regarding relatively complicated patients, and to allow for evaluation of non-invasive tools for the diagnosis and monitoring of cutaneous manifestations. This protocol promotes a critical link between the NCI, CCR Dermatology Branch and the local and national extramural medical communities.

Objectives:

  • To provide clinical material to fulfill the educational mission of the Dermatology Branch.
  • To learn about the natural history of selected dermatologic diseases.

Eligibility:

All subjects regardless of age, gender, or racial/ethnic group with dermatologic disease or systemic disease with cutaneous manifestations.

Design:

Patients enrolled in this protocol will be evaluated and treated according to generally available, standard procedures and therapeutic modalities. Samples of blood and skin will be studied by routine and specialized investigative methods to establish these patients diagnosis, response to treatment, and/or disease progression. Non-invasive tools may be used as part of the examination and assessment of cutaneous manifestations of disease.


Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation and Treatment of Subjects With Dermatologic Diseases
Actual Study Start Date : January 31, 1997

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MedlinePlus related topics: Skin Conditions

Group/Cohort
Patients
With dermatologic diseases and systemic diseases with cutaneous manifestations



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Provide clinical material [ Time Frame: Ongoing ]
    Provide clinical material

  2. Natural history of selected dermatologic diseases [ Time Frame: Ongoing ]
    Natural history of selected dermatologic diseases



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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with dermatologic diseases and systemic diseases with cutaneous manifestations
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Patients of any age, of both genders, and all racial/ethnic groups with dermatologic diseases or systemic diseases with cutaneous manifestations that will help the Branch fulfill the objectives.

Women who are pregnant or lactating, will only undergo tests and procedures, and/or receive medications for which data exists proving minimal risk to the fetus and/or child.

Patients must have a referring physician who will continue to assume primary medical responsibility of care for the patient during and after enrollment in this protocol.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Any participant who, in the investigator s opinion, would be unable to comply with study requirements or for whom participation may pose a greater medical risk.


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00001506


Contacts
Contact: Chrystine V Griffin, R.N. (301) 402-6225 chrysgriffin@nih.gov
Contact: Edward W Cowen, M.D. (301) 827-2328 ec176r@nih.gov

Locations
United States, Maryland
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Recruiting
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Edward W Cowen, M.D. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001506     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00019149
Other Study ID Numbers: 960102
96-AR-0102
First Posted: November 4, 1999    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 19, 2018
Last Verified: October 12, 2018

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) ):
Natural History
Consultation
Standard Therapy
Standard Tests
Training

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases