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Efficacy of a 585 nm PDL for the Treatment of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra, and Compare it to Therapy With Curettage and Electrodesiccation.


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Facial Dermatoses, Seborrheic Keratoses

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Trial Information

Efficacy of a 585 nm PDL for the Treatment of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra, and Compare it to Therapy With Curettage and Electrodesiccation.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Over 18 years of age.

- Able to give informed consent.

- Desires removal of lesions.

- Willing to come back for six week follow-up.

- Willing to fill out post operative questionnaire.

- At least 4 lesions less than 7 mm.

- Diagnosis of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (DPN)

Exclusion Criteria:

- Less than 18 years of age.

- Pregnant.

- Sensitive to laser energy.

- History of Collagen Vascular Disorders.

- History of Keloids.

- History of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

- Incarcerated.

- Unable to give informed consent.

- Unable to follow up for post operative evaluation.

- Unable to complete patient visual analogue scale.

- Unable to understand consent process or risks.

- Unable to accept risk of scar, infection, minor bleeding, permanent or prolonged
hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

The physician will assess percent clearance of all treated lesions and the control lesion, evidence of hypo or hyper pigmentation, scar, keloid, and texture irregularities.

Outcome Time Frame:

6 to 12 weeks

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Daniel Eisen, M.D.

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of California, Davis

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

200715981

NCT ID:

NCT00710203

Start Date:

July 2008

Completion Date:

January 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Facial Dermatoses
  • Seborrheic Keratoses
  • Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra
  • seborrheic keratoses
  • Dermatitis, Seborrheic
  • Facial Dermatoses
  • Keratosis
  • Keratosis, Actinic
  • Keratosis, Seborrheic
  • Skin Diseases

Name

Location

University of California, Davis Department of DermatologySacramento, California  95816