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Chicago, Illinois 60611


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of photodynamic therapy with 5-aminolevulinic acid and intense pulsed light vs absence of treatment for actinic keratoses.


Study summary:

This study seeks to evaluate the efficacy of photodynamic therapy with 5-aminolevulinic acid and intense pulsed light vs. absence of treatment for actinic keratoses


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: Age greater than or equal to 18 years - Have a t least 4 nonhypertrophic AK lesions on the body - The subjects are in good health - The subject has the willingness and the ability to understand and provide informed consent for the use of their tissue and communicate to the investigator Exclusion Criteria: - Subjects who are pregnant or lactating - Subjects with a history of cutaneous photosensitivity or porphyria, hypersensitivity to porphyrins, or photodermatosis - Subjects with use of photosensitizing drugs within 1 week of study start - Subjects with use of topical medications such as corticosteroids, alpha-hydroxyacids or retinoids 2 weeks before study entry - Subjects with systemic steroid therapy within 4 weeks before study entry - Subjects who received previous treatment of target AKs - Subjects with systemic treatment with chemotherapeutic agents, masoprocol (Actinex), immunotherapy, or retinoids within 2 months of study entry - Subjects with prior history of hypersensitivity reactions to lidocaine - Subjects who are unable to understand the protocol or to give informed consent


NCT ID:

NCT00558688


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Murad Alam, MD
Northwestern University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Chicago, Illinois 60611
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 17, 2017

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