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Title: Clinical evaluation of efficacy of Majoon Ushba and Marham Gulabi in Qooba (Dermatophytosis)
Authors: Syed Shamsul Tariq, Hasan
Shagufta, Aleem
Tabassum, Latafat
Keywords: Qooba;Dermatophytosis;Dermatophytes;Unani Medicine
Issue Date: Oct-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
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.
Page(s): 702-705
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(4) [October 2011]

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