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Trial record 2 of 2 for:    "pilomatrixoma"

Clinical Trial Comparing Tissue Adhesive Vs. Absorbable Suture Vs. Non-Absorbable Suture

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2005 by Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego Identifier:
First received: February 15, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2005
History: No changes posted
Standard suture is superior to both tissue adhesive (2-octyl cyanoacrylate) and absorbable sutures with respect to cosmetic outcome of, complication rate of and parental satisfaction with the closure of low tension facial, neck and shoulder, wounds in children and adolescents

Condition Intervention
Cyst of Face, Neck or Shoulder
Pilomatrixoma of Face, Neck or Shoulder
Device: standard suture (5-0 prolene), topical skin adhesive (dermabond), absorbable suture (5-0 Chromic gut)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Tissue Adhesive (2-Octylcyanoacrylate) Vs. Absorbable Suture Vs. Non-Absorbable Suture for the Closure of Low Tension Facial and Neck Wounds in Children and Adolescents

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age less than or equal to 18
  • Pre-operative diagnosis of cyst or pilomatrixoma of neck, face or shoulder
  • outpatient scheduled for outpatient or day surgery at Children's Hospital San Diego

Exclusion Criteria:

  • known hypersensitivity to cyanoacrylate or formaldehyde
  • lesions with any evidence of active infection or gangrene
  • lesions on or across mucocutaneous surfaces
  • lesions in which skin may be regularly exposed to body fluids
  • lesions located in areas of dense natural hair (ie scalp)
  • patients with peripheral vascular disease, insulin dependent diabetes mellitis or blood clotting disorders
  • patients with known immunodeficiencies
  • inability to return for follow-up
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00292513

Contact: Bari B Cunningham, MD 858-576-1700 ext 4270

United States, California
Children's Hospital San Diego Recruiting
San Diego, California, United States, 92123
Principal Investigator: Bari B Cunningham, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Sheila F Friedlander, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Lawrence F Eichenfield, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Brandie Roberts, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Magdalene Dohil, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego
Principal Investigator: Bari B Cunningham, MD Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego
  More Information Identifier: NCT00292513     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Dermabond Study
Study First Received: February 15, 2006
Last Updated: February 15, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms, Basal Cell
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms processed this record on May 24, 2017