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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Varicose Ulcer or Leg Ulcer
and you are
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This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

Leg ulcers are frequent. There are no epidemiological studies available in France, but international studies estimate the prevalence between 0.045 and 0.63% of the total population, prevalence increases with age, reaching 5% of patients over 80 years. Extrapolating these prevalences in the French population between 28 000 and 395 000 people are affected in France a leg ulcer. It is a costly disease. In 2001, a French study conducted among 800 physicians, including 85.7% of general practitioners, involving more than 1000 patients with venous ulcers, it was estimated that the total cost of treatment per patient average was 888 32 euros. This is truly a public health problem. Leg ulcers are in 80% of cases of vascular causes (venous, arterial or arteriovenous mixed). However, there are rare causes of ulcers: skin carcinoma, infectious ulcers and vasculitis. These ulcers rare causes require specific treatments that can often heal. To diagnose, to perform a skin biopsy. Thus, the general practitioner must know when to put the indication for biopsy of a leg ulcer.

Provided treatments

  • Other: No intervention only description

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02889913. The sponsor of the trial is Groupe Hospitalier Paris Saint Joseph and it is looking for 100 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
When Asking the Indication of a Skin Biopsy From a Patient With a Leg Ulcer in Primary Care? Retrospective Study of 100 Consecutive Biopsies