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Cytodiagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma and Actinic Keratosis Using Papanicolaou and May-grunwald-giemsa Stained Tissue Smear

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00218868
First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: February 13, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
September 20, 2005
September 22, 2005
February 13, 2012
January 2000
February 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Cytodiagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma and Actinic Keratosis Using Papanicolaou and May-grunwald-giemsa Stained Tissue Smear
Cytodiagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma and Actinic Keratosis Using Papanicolaou and May-grunvald-giemsa Stained Cutaneous Tissue Smear in Relation to Photodynamic Therapy
The purpose of this study is to compare and evaluate the diagnostic performance of scrape cytology using two different cytological staining techniques, and to evaluate additional touch imprint cytology with that of histopathology of superficial basal cell carcinoma and actinic keratosis.
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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
50 BCC and 28 AK histologically verified lesions, from 41 and 25 patients, respectively
  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell
  • Porokeratosis, Disseminated Superficial Actinic
Procedure: Skin scrape
scrape cytology using two different cytological staining techniques, and additional touch imprint cytology compared with histopathology of superficial basal cell carcinoma and actinic keratosis
skin scrape
Intervention: Procedure: Skin scrape
Christensen E, Bofin A, Gudmundsdóttir I, Skogvoll E. Cytological diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma and actinic keratosis, using Papanicolaou and May-Grünwald-Giemsa stained cutaneous tissue smear. Cytopathology. 2008 Oct;19(5):316-22. Epub 2007 Oct 4.

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Completed
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November 2007
February 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

Histologically verified basal call carcinoma and actinic keratosis

Exclusion Criteria:

Morphea form of basal cell carcinoma. Pigmented form of basal cell carcinoma.

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Child, Adult, Senior
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Norway
 
 
NCT00218868
EC-001
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Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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Principal Investigator: Eidi Christensen, MD St. Olav, University Hospital, Trondheim
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
February 2012