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|Title:||Clinical evaluation of efficacy of Majoon Ushba and Marham Gulabi in Qooba (Dermatophytosis)|
|Authors:||Syed Shamsul Tariq, Hasan|
|IPC Code:||Int. Cl.8: A61B 17/322, A01D 12/32, A01D 12/40|
|Abstract:||Qooba (Dermatophytosis) is a common problem in present day scenario. Dermatophytosis of scalp, glabrous skin and nails is caused by a closely related group of fungi called dermatophytes, which have the ability to infect and survive only on dead keratin. The clinical features of dermatophyte infections results from a combination of keratin destruction and an inflammatory host response. The study was carried out on 30 cases of dermatophytosis and efficacy of compound formulation was evaluated over a period of 45 days on the basis of improvement in the clinical subjective parameters. Of the parameters evaluated itching, scaling, oozing, erythema, fissures, papules, vesiculo-pustules, partial alopecia, broken stumps of hair, kerion formation and ring formation with central clearing showed 86.6%, 80%, 90%, 70%, 44.4%, 58.3%, 54.4%, 71.4%, 71.4%, 55%, 84% improvement, respectively. At the end of study, it was concluded that the compound formulation was found to be effective for the patients of dermatophytosis.|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.10(4) [October 2011]|
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