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Association of Thyroid Autoimmunity and Chronic Urticaria

This study has been completed.
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NCT00737451
First Posted: August 19, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ju-Ying Jiang, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
June 30, 2008
August 19, 2008
March 27, 2012
March 2008
November 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
The prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity in chronic urticaria in Taiwan [ Time Frame: one year ]
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Association of Thyroid Autoimmunity and Chronic Urticaria
Association of Thyroid Autoimmunity and Chronic Urticaria in Taiwan
Increase prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity is found in patients with chronic urticaria. About 5-34% of chronic urticaria patients is associated with the presence of thyroid autoimmunity who are euthyroid status whereas 5-10% of them with either hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.
There is no such report on the association of thyroid autoantibodies and chronic urticaria in Taiwan population yet. This study is designed to investigate the prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity associated with chronic urticaria in Taiwanese population. In addition, we intend to find out the change in the level of thyroid autoimmunity after the treatment in order to further understand their relationship. We also intend to find out the prognostic parameters in patients with the presence of thyroid autoimmunity and chronic urticaria.
Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
Patients aged 18 and above with complaint of skin itching
  • Skin Itching
  • Chronic Urticaria
Behavioral: blood sampling
blood sampling 10ml from the study subjects
skin itching
Intervention: Behavioral: blood sampling
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Completed
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November 2010
November 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years old and above
  • skin itching for more than 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pure physical urticaria, infectious diseases, and food or food addictive hypersensitivity, chronic infection
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
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Taiwan
 
 
NCT00737451
96051
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Ju-Ying Jiang, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Jiang Ju Ying, MD Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
September 2009