Try our beta test site
IMPORTANT: Listing of a study on this site does not reflect endorsement by the National Institutes of Health. Talk with a trusted healthcare professional before volunteering for a study. Read more...

The Efficacy of Pulsed Dye Laser in Dermatophytosis

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Identifier:
First received: July 12, 2006
Last updated: February 19, 2008
Last verified: July 2007
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Pulsed Dye Laser therapy are effective in the treatment of Cutaneous Dermatophytosis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cutaneous Dermatophytosis
Pulsed Dye Laser
Device: pulsed dye (585nm) laser therapy
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy of Pulsed Dye Laser in Dermatophytosis

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • smear & culture of skin scrap

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
This study was conducted to determine the efficacy of Pulse Dye Laser in skin fungal infection, if this study showed that Laser could be effective, this would be introduced as a new treatment modality.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Positive KOH Smear skin plaques

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Tinea Capitis,Onychomycosis
  • Pregnancy and feeding
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00351897

Iran, Islamic Republic of
Skin Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti Medical University
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 19899
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Study Director: Nima Ostovari, M.D. Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Study Chair: Parviz Toossi, MD Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr.Nima Ostovari Identifier: NCT00351897     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: src-ost-1358
Study First Received: July 12, 2006
Last Updated: February 19, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2017