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Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin (TSLP) in Vitiligo

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 8, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 20, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maha Fathy Elmasry, Cairo University

Brief Summary:
study & verify the hypothesis of the involvement of TSLP in the pathogenesis of vitiligo in comparison to their levels in the healthy control persons.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Vitiligo Other: skin biopsy Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Study of the Cutaneous Expression of Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin (TSLP) in a Sample of Vitiligo Patients
Actual Study Start Date : January 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2017

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Vitiligo

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: vitiligo patients Other: skin biopsy
Lesional skin biopsy was taken from every patient. Also a skin biopsy was taken from every control subject

Experimental: controls Other: skin biopsy
Lesional skin biopsy was taken from every patient. Also a skin biopsy was taken from every control subject

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Expression levels of TSLP in patients of Vitiligo. [ Time Frame: 7 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • • Patients with generalized non-segmental vitiligo.

    • Both sexes.
    • Age < 18 years old age.
    • New cases or cases not receiving any medication for at least 3 months ago.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • • Age: Patients < 18 years.

    • Segmental or universal vitiligo.
    • Pregnant and lactating females. Autoimmune diseases

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Responsible Party: Maha Fathy Elmasry, Dr, Cairo University Identifier: NCT03367273     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Dermatology 2
First Posted: December 8, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 20, 2017
Last Verified: December 2017

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pigmentation Disorders
Skin Diseases