DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4529.IntJResDermatol20204573

Clinical efficacy of Unani formulations in psoriasis (Da-us-Sadaf): a case report

Syed Shamsul Hasan Tariq

Abstract


A seven-year-old male child suffering from multiple patches over the scalp with severe burning, pain, and scaly skin, came for treatment in government Unani dispensary, Majajpur, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. The patient has lesions and erythema with some papules over the nape of the neck. After the proper history, physical examination, positive auspitz sign, candle grease sign and grattage test he was diagnosed as a patient of scalp psoriasis. The patient was treated with Unani drugs; sharbat murakkab musaffi khoon, arq shahatra and marham safed kafoori to evaluate the efficacy of drugs and to avoid any side effects and recurrence of the disease. The patient showed excellent and admirable results within 90 days of treatment and marked remission was found in all features without any side effect, recurrence and complications.


Keywords


Psoriasis, Da-us-Sadaf, Unani formulations, Blood purifiers, Emollients

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