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Dermatological Abnormalities in Beta-thalassemia Major

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03894605
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2019 by Neveen Mamdoh Farag, Assiut University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 28, 2019
Last Update Posted : March 28, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Neveen Mamdoh Farag, Assiut University

Brief Summary:
to study the frequency and pattern of dermatological abnormalities in egyptian childern with beta thalassemia.relationof abnormalities to duration of disease and frequency of transfusion

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Beta-Thalassemia Device: thalassemia

Detailed Description:
thalassemia refers to agroup of inherited disease characterized by decreased or absent synthesis of normal globin .skinvdisorders are usually neglected and frequently underdiagnosed among these patients.skin disease specially pruritus and xerosis are observed highly frequently in patients with beta-thalassemia.pityriasis alba is arelatively common skin disorder.the trophic skin changes and leg ulcers occurred after the age of 15 years

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 125 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Assessment ofDermatological Abnrmalities in Beta-thalassemia Major in Assiut University Pediatric Hospital
Estimated Study Start Date : March 2, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2, 2021

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MedlinePlus related topics: Thalassemia

Intervention Details:
  • Device: thalassemia
    thalassemic patient use chelator and thaladssemic patient with frequent blood transfusion

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The percentage of patients with dermatological disorders due to iron overload Iron overload cause dermatological abnormalities [ Time Frame: one month ]
    the number of patients who develop any dermatological disorder as a result of iron overload after frequent blood transfusion

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
all patient examined by single dermatologist to record any dermatological abnormalities

Inclusio2n Criteria:

  • clinical diagnosis of dermatological abnormalities in thalassemic patient. must be on chelator

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient with other hemolytic anemia. childern with any abnormalities prior to the diagnosis of thalassemi

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Contact: Alsayed khalil Abd elkareem, Professor 01060805170 Khalilsay@gmail.com
Contact: Mostafa Mohamed, Lecturer 01006244311 Mustafa-embaby@aun.edu.eg

Sponsors and Collaborators
Assiut University
Publications of Results:
Other Publications:
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Responsible Party: Neveen Mamdoh Farag, Principal investigator, Assiut University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03894605    
Other Study ID Numbers: DBTM
First Posted: March 28, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 28, 2019
Last Verified: March 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Anemia, Hemolytic, Congenital
Anemia, Hemolytic
Hematologic Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn