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Chalazia Treatment Study

Information source: University of Washington
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Chalazion

Intervention: 5-fluorouracil Injection (Drug); Triamcinolone Acetonide (Drug); Incision and Curettage (Procedure); Triamcinolone Acetonide/5-fluorouracil mixture (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: University of Washington

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Shu-Hong Chang, MD, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: University of Washington Eye Institute

Overall contact:
Shu-Hong Chang, MD, Phone: 206-744-2020, Email: shuchang@uw.edu


Local injection of 5-fluorouracil into a chalazion (stye) is as effective as local injection of triamcinolone (steroid) and incision and curettage for treatment of chalazia.

Clinical Details

Official title: Local 5-Fluorouracil Injection for the Treatment of Chalazia: A Prospective, Comparative Study

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Size of chalazion

Detailed description: This is a prospective randomized interventional study comparing four current standard-of-care treatments for chalazia: incision and curettage, local injection of triamcinolone, local injection of 5-FU, and local injection of combination triamcinolone/5-FU.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Single or multiple chalazia in a single eyelid

Exclusion Criteria:

- Chalazia present for less than one month and no previous injection or incision and


Locations and Contacts

Shu-Hong Chang, MD, Phone: 206-744-2020, Email: shuchang@uw.edu

University of Washington Eye Institute at Harborview, Seattle, Washington 98104, United States; Recruiting
Sue Rath, COT, Phone: 206-897-4331, Email: raths@uw.edu
Additional Information

Starting date: December 2013
Last updated: December 29, 2013

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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