Acquired Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis (EV) Syndrome in HIV-infected Pediatric Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01289171|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 3, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 3, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Flat Warts (Diagnosis) HIV Infections||Drug: Glycolic acid|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||38 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Acquired Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis (EV) Syndrome in HIV-infected Pediatric Patients: Prospective Treatment Trial With Topical Glycolic Acid and HPV Genotype Characterization|
|Study Start Date :||January 2009|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2009|
|Study Completion Date :||October 2010|
Experimental: Glycolic acid
All who met the study criteria commenced once daily use of 15% glycolic acid lotion.
Drug: Glycolic acid
Those who met the study criteria commenced once daily use of 15% glycolic acid lotion to the face and/or dorsal hands, with an increase to twice daily application as tolerated after two weeks of use.
Other Name: Neostrata 15% Glycolic acid
- Treatment efficacy of 15% glycolic acid lotion for flat warts [ Time Frame: Patients were evaluated every two weeks for eight weeks and monthly for the next eight weeks, for a total monitoring period of 16 weeks. ]Our primary objective is to determine the efficacy of 15% glycolic acid lotion for improving the cosmetic appearance of flat warts in HIV infected children and young adults on antiretroviral therapy.
- Safety and tolerability of 15% glycolic acid lotion for flat warts [ Time Frame: Patients were evaluated every two weeks for eight weeks and monthly for the next eight weeks, for a total monitoring period of 16 weeks. ]Patients were evaluated for possible side effects of the topical medication, including erythema, scaling, burning, and irritation of the skin in the area applied.
- HPV typing in EV-like flat warts [ Time Frame: Biopsies were taken at the first visit, and the HPV typing was performed on all samples after the 16 week monitoring period was complete. ]Characterize the HPV types in the flat warts in this population.
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|Princess Marina Hospital|