A Real-world Study to Assess Safety and Effectiveness of Secukinumab in Pediatric Plaque Psoriasis Patients in China

Study Purpose

This is a non-interventional, prospective, multi-center real world setting study, aiming to provide safety and effectiveness data in Chinese pediatric patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis treated with Cosentyx® for up to 52 weeks.

Recruitment Criteria

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

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Study Type

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Eligible Ages 6 Years - 18 Years
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients meeting all of the following criteria are eligible for inclusion in this study:
  • - Written assent and informed consent must be obtained as per local regulations prior to any study procedures.
  • - Diagnosed with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
  • - Initiating treatment with Cosentyx® or having started Cosentyx® treatment within the last 4 weeks in routine clinical practice, and its prescription is independent of this study.
  • - Aged 6 to less than 18 years at the time they are prescribed Cosentyx®.
  • - Have valid PASI and IGA mod 2011 score at the time they are prescribed Cosentyx®.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients meeting any of the following criteria are not eligible for inclusion in this study:
  • - Patients previously treated with other biologics.
  • - Patients participating in other clinical trials or who previously participated in clinical trials within 30 days before Cosentyx® initiation or a period of 5 half-lives of the investigational drug, whichever is longer.
  • - Patients in conditions which in the judgment of the clinical investigator renders the patient unsuitable for the study.

Trial Details

Trial ID:

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Lead Sponsor

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Principal Investigator

The person who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the entire clinical study.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Principal Investigator Affiliation Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Agency Class

Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.

Overall Status Recruiting
Countries China

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis
Additional Details

Patients who are about to initiate Cosentyx® or have started Cosentyx® within the last 4 weeks and meet the eligibility criteria will be enrolled. Patients will be followed via routine visits in real clinical practice up to 52 weeks. Data from medical records, including safety and effectiveness information of Cosentyx® (e.g., AE, SAE, physical examinations, laboratory tests, disease assessments, etc.) will be collected at each visit. No additional study visits, examinations, laboratory tests or procedures will be mandated throughout the study.

Arms & Interventions


: Cosentyx

Pediatric patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis treated with Cosentyx


Other: - Cosentyx

Prospective observational cohort study. There is no treatment allocation. Patients administered Cosentyx by prescription will be enrolled.

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International Sites

Novartis Investigative Site, Beijing, China




Novartis Investigative Site

Beijing, , 100069

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