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A Study of Ultrasonography With Elastography in Skin Neoplasms

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01259037
First Posted: December 13, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Darius Mehregan, Wayne State University
  Purpose
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.

Condition
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 Darius Mehregan, Wayne State University:

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

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: October 29, 2017
Primary Completion Date: June 30, 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (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.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with skin lesions undergoing biopsy for diagnosis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with skin lesions which do not require biopsy for diagnosis.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01259037


Locations
United States, Michigan
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48201
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wayne State University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Darius Mehregan, Chairman of Dermatology, Wayne State University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01259037     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Elastography1
First Submitted: December 10, 2010
First Posted: December 13, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2017
Last Verified: October 2017

Keywords provided by Darius Mehregan, Wayne State University:
Elastography
Cutaneous
Imaging

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms
Skin Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Skin Diseases