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Natural History of Urticaria Pigmentosa in Children


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18 Years
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Urticaria Pigmentosa

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Trial Information

Natural History of Urticaria Pigmentosa in Children


This study involves children, of age 0-18 years old who are diagnosed with urticaria
pigmentosa during their visit at the Pediatric Dermatology Clinic. Parents and child will be
interviewed to gain medical and family history, in addition, the doctor will perform a
physical exam and take a photograph. Children older than 4 years of age will complete the
"Children Dermatology Life Quality Index." Children less than 4 years of age with an active
disease will have laboratory tests requiring a sample of blood (1 teaspoon).

Patients will receive $50 for their first office visit as financial reimbursement for
participating in the study.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age 0-18 years old at diagnosis of UP

- 3 or more mastocytomas (diagnosis can be based on clinical exam; biopsy only
necessary if diagnosis is in question)

- patients recruited from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Dermatology Clinic

Exclusion Criteria:

- Less than 3 mastocytomas

- Diffuse mastocytosis

- TMEP

- residence is out of Wisconsin/Illinois area or the United States

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Principal Investigator

Sheila Galbraith, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Medical College of Wisconsin

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

UP

NCT ID:

NCT00467792

Start Date:

January 2006

Completion Date:

June 2008

Related Keywords:

  • Urticaria Pigmentosa
  • urticaria pigmentosa
  • mastocytosis
  • mastocytomas
  • Urticaria
  • Urticaria Pigmentosa
  • Mastocytosis
  • Mastocytoma

Name

Location

Children's Hospital of WisconsinMilwaukee, Wisconsin  53201