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A Study of Ultrasonography With Elastography in Skin Neoplasms

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 December 2010 by Wayne State University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Wayne State University Identifier:
First received: December 10, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2010
History: No changes posted
This study will look at high frequency ultrasound as a medical imaging modality and apply it to skin lesions. Elastography is an ultrasonic method of looking at the hardness of an area. We will use this to try and differentiate between benign and cancerous skin lesions.

Benign and Malignant Skin Neoplasms

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Wayne State University:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Skin biopsies of lesions imaged with ultrasound are processed for routine histology and retained.

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2009

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
General dermatologic population from suburban referral clinic.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with skin lesions undergoing biopsy for diagnosis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with skin lesions which do not require biopsy for diagnosis.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01259037

Contact: Bahar Dasgeb, MD 3134297860

United States, Michigan
Wayne State University Recruiting
18100 Oakwood Blvd Dearborn, Michigan, United States, 48109
Contact: Bahar Dasgeb, MD    3134297845   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wayne State University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Darius Mehregan MD, Wayne State University Dept of Dermatology Identifier: NCT01259037     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Elastography1
Study First Received: December 10, 2010
Last Updated: December 10, 2010

Keywords provided by Wayne State University:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Skin Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017