Condition category
Infections and Infestations
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
17/06/2008
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 EM Higgins

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Dermatology
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London
SE5 9RS
United Kingdom
+44 0207 346 3258
Elisabeth.Higgins@kingshc.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0116175077

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is topical potassium hydroxide effective in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum in children?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Double blind placebo controlled study

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Infections and Infestations: Molluscum contagiosum

Intervention

Topical potassium hydroxide vs no topical potassium hydroxide

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

potassium hydroxide

Primary outcome measures

Clearance of molluscum lesions

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/03/2000

Overall trial end date

01/12/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

20 in each arm

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

40

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/03/2000

Recruitment end date

01/12/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Dermatology
London
SE5 9RS
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

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

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Kings College Hospital NHS Trust R&D Consortium (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

Own Account

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

NHS R&D Support Funding

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

2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16780480

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Short KA, Fuller LC, Higgins EM, Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the use of topical 10% potassium hydroxide solution in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum., Pediatr Dermatol, 23, 3, 279-281, doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2006.00235.x.

Additional files

Editorial Notes