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Arthritis in Assiut University Children Hospital

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT04326582
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 30, 2020
Last Update Posted : March 31, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mohamed Masoud Adb-Elmonem, Assiut University

Brief Summary:
  • To define prevalence of different types of arthritis in patients attending Assiut University Children Hospital (AUCH)
  • To define prognosis of these different types
  • To evaluate management of arthritis in Assiut University Children Hospital, in comparison to international guidelines

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Arthritis Other: Observation

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Arthritis in Assiut University Children Hospital
Estimated Study Start Date : April 1, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 1, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 1, 2021

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Intervention Details:
  • Other: Observation
    Determine of percentage of each type of arthritis in children, it's prognosis and outcome of treatment in comparison with international guidelines

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Define prevalence of different types of arthritis in patients attending to assiut university children hospital [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Using full history, a clinical examination and investigations can diagnose different types of arthritis attending assiut university children hospital and define prevalence of different types of arthritis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All children below 18 years have arthritis in assiut university children hospital except exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

All patients Attending Rheumatology clinic and unit whom diagnosed as arthritis below the age of 18 years at the onset of presentation who have 1 or more of the following symptoms: swelling or limitation of motion of a joint , morning stiffness and arthralgia during the day, joint pain or abnormal joint use, history of school absences or limited ability to participate in physical education.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bone or joint trauma
  • Hematological disorder (Leukemia, sickle cell disease, thalassemia or hemophilia).
  • Patients with chronic diseases (Renal and hepatic diseases).

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT04326582

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Contact: Mohamed Masoud 01060196515
Contact: Khaled Abd-El Aziz

Sponsors and Collaborators
Assiut University
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Responsible Party: Mohamed Masoud Adb-Elmonem, Principal Investigator of pediatrics, Assiut University Identifier: NCT04326582    
Other Study ID Numbers: Arthiritis in children
First Posted: March 30, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 31, 2020
Last Verified: March 2020

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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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Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases