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Systematic Chart Review of Carotidynia Patients (TIPIC)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 14, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 14, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild

Brief Summary:
Systematic retrospective study of medical charts and medical imaging files, of patients consulting for acute neck pain and presenting unclassified abnormalities on dedicated vessel imaging.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 14 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Systematic Chart Review of Carotidynia Patients
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2015

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Presence or absence of perivascular carotid artery enlargement on dedicated vessel imaging [ Time Frame: Within 1 week following admission ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
adult patients suffering from acute cervical pain or tenderness, fulfilling the characteristics of an idiopathic neck pain syndrome, and presenting with abnormalities of carotid arteries on dedicated vessel imaging

Inclusion Criteria:

  • acute cervical tenderness or neck pain fulfilling the characteristics of an idiopathic neck pain syndrome as defined by the International Headache Society in 1988
  • the performing of a diagnostic imaging like MRI, CT or US of the cervical area with a dedicated vessel analysis
  • unilateral or bilateral abnormalities of common carotid, carotid bifurcation or internal carotid arteries on dedicated vessel imaging.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients without imaging, or without dedicated vessel analysis
  • patients presenting with pain caused by a clearly identified vascular disease on dedicated vessel analysis imaging such as carotid occlusion, carotid dissection, vasculitis like giant cell arteritis.
  • patients with no abnormality on cervical or vessel imaging

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Responsible Party: Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild Identifier: NCT02900872     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NI_ALR_2015_3
First Posted: September 14, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016