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Evaluation and Treatment of Patients With Dermatologic Diseases

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified November 20, 2017 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) )
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001506
First Posted: November 4, 1999
Last Update Posted: November 22, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) )
  Purpose
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
Dermatologic Diseases Systemic Diseases With Cutaneous Manifesations

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation and Treatment of Subjects With Dermatologic Diseases

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Provide clinical material [ Time Frame: Ongoing ]
  • Natural history of selected dermatologic diseases [ Time Frame: Ongoing ]

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: June 11, 1996
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.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
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.

  Contacts and Locations
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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 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) 480-7196 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)
  More Information

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 Submitted: November 3, 1999
First Posted: November 4, 1999
Last Update Posted: November 22, 2017
Last Verified: November 20, 2017

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases