Forehead Scars Following Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Reconstruction for Skin Cancer

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Basic Trial Information

PhaseTypeStatusAgeSponsorProtocol IDs
Phase IVSupportive careActive18 and overOtherMann-Cohen Version 2

Trial Description


Evaluate the efficacy and safety of using aboBTX-A to improve wound healing prior to Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction for skin cancer of the forehead

Further Study Information

  • Outcomes by the Patient and Observer Assessment Scale (POSAS), Visual Analog Scale, and Patient Satisfaction Survey.
  • Study consists of 5 clinic visits over approximately 6 months

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have biopsy proven skin cancer on the forehead that is amenable to Mohs surgery
  • Undergoing elective reconstruction of biopsy proven skin cancer that is amenable to Mohs surgery with defect size measuring 1.0 cm or greater
  • If female, not currently pregnant, not currently breastfeeding, no potential for pregnancy, or if of child-bearing age, agrees to using birth control.
  • Agrees to not use disallowed concomitant medications (retinoids) and agrees to use sunscreen in the forehead area for the duration of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current or past history of a neuromuscular disease (such as myasthenia gravis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Eaton-Lambert syndrome)
  • History of radiation therapy or chemotherapy
  • History of keloid or other hypertrophic scar formation
  • Has used botulinum toxin in the forehead area within one year.
  • Has used any topical retinoids to the forehead area within the past 4 weeks
  • Any hypersensitivity to any component of abobotulinumtoxinA (i.e. cow milk protein) or any previous hypersensitivity to any botulinum toxin A or related product.

Trial Contact Information

Trial Lead Organizations/Sponsors

AboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery, PC

  • Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Margaret Mann, MD, Principal Investigator
Joel L Cohen, MD, Principal Investigator
Jessica Sussman
Ph: 303-756-7546

Trial Sites



AboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery, PC

Jessica Sussman
Ph: 303-756-7546

Joel L Cohen, MD
Principal Investigator


Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of California Irvine Medical Center

Kristen Doud, CCRP
Ph: 216-983-0861

Margaret Mann, MD
Principal Investigator

Link to the current record.
NLM Identifier NCT01459666 processed this data on April 09, 2015

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