Valchlor in the Treatment of Lichen Planopilaris

Overview

About this study

The primary objective of this study is to assess the potential effectiveness of once daily application of Valchlor in decreasing disease activity in patients with Lichen Planopilaris. The primary measurement of efficacy will be with the Lichen Planopilaris Activity Index (LPPAI) before and after 6 months of treatment. Secondary measures of efficacy will be the mean follicular density, Physician Global assessment (PGA) score, and the Dermatology Quality of Life Index (DQLI) score before and after six months of therapy.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female patients 18 years or older.
  • Biopsy proven diagnosis of Lichen Planopilaris
  • Biopsy proven diagnosis of Fontal Fibrosing Alopecia (a clinical variant of LPP restricted to frontal scalp)
  • Good general health as confirmed by medical history
  • Patients who are willing and capable of cooperating to the extent and degree required by the protocol; and
  • Patients who read and sign an approved informed consent for this study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Vulnerable study population
  • Pregnant or nursing women
  • Women planning a pregnancy within the study period
  • Active smokers
  • Known history of adverse reaction to mechlorethamine
  • Use of systemic immunosuppressive
  • Presence of ulcerated scalp lesions

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jason Sluzevich, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Jessica Thompson

127or7833343

Thompson.Jessica1@mayo.edu

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CLS-20387109

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