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The Efficacy of Pulsed Dye Laser in Dermatophytosis

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00351897
First Posted: July 13, 2006
Last Update Posted: February 20, 2008
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Information provided by:
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
  Purpose
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: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy of Pulsed Dye Laser in Dermatophytosis

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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.
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Positive KOH Smear skin plaques

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Tinea Capitis,Onychomycosis
  • Pregnancy and feeding
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00351897


Locations
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
Investigators
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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00351897     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: src-ost-1358
First Submitted: July 12, 2006
First Posted: July 13, 2006
Last Update Posted: February 20, 2008
Last Verified: July 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tinea
Dermatomycoses
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Infection
Mycoses
Skin Diseases