Condition category
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
26/02/2016
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr T H Clayton

ORCID ID

Contact details

Dermatology Department
Dermatology Secretaries Office
St James's University Hospital
Beckett Street
Leeds
LS9 7TF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)79689430053
r&d@leedsth.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0436125573

Study information

Scientific title

A pilot study to compare the role of antibiotics and topical antiseptics in the treatment of clinically infected eczema

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Primary objective: To compare two treatment strategies for the management of clinically infected childhood eczema - the use of oral antibiotics and bathing in potassium permanganate.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Atopic dermatitis

Intervention

Questionnaire; Randomised controlled trial. Random allocation to:
1. Treatment A - oral antibiotics
2. Treatment B - bathing in potassium permanganate

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Quality of life during and after the trial measured by the Children's Dermatitis Quality of Life Index

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/05/2003

Overall trial end date

01/11/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients will be recruited from St James's University Hospital (SJUH) and Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) Outpatients Dermatology Clinic who has infected eczema (age range 3 months to 16 years)

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/05/2003

Recruitment end date

01/11/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Dermatology Department
Leeds
LS9 7TF
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes

26/02/2016: No publications found, verifying study status with principal investigator