Treatment of Frostbite Induced Gangrene in Unani System of Medicine – An Evidence Based Approach

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Treatment of Frostbite Induced Gangrene in Unani System of Medicine – An Evidence Based Approach

August 3, 2022 Medical Science 0

Gangrene is the medical term for tissue death brought on by inadequate or missing blood flow. It frequently affects the fingers, toes, and limbs and results from infection, inflammation, injury, and degenerative changes. One of the most frequent causes of dry gangrene is frostbite, which is characterized by cold, black, dried-out skin that has withered over weeks or months. In all medical systems, amputation and debridement are the only effective therapies for gangrene. The author has made an effort to present a case study involving a 65-year-old female patient who had frostbite-induced gangrene in her right index finger and was treated with unani drugs, Sharbat Banafsha and Arq Murakkab Musaffi Khoon as oral administration, and Marham Safed Kafoori as topical application. Although Dhillon and Singh (2003) claimed the successful treatment of tail gangrene in buffaloes, the author has made The patient’s improvements after 60 days of undergoing Unani treatment were remarkable and admirable. Finally, without the need for surgery, the frostbitten gangrenous area was debrided, healed, and reconstructed.

Author(s) Details:

Mohammad Shamim Khan,
Department of Unani Medicine, Government Unani Dispensary, Kota North, Rajasthan– 324002, India.

Please see the link here: https://stm.bookpi.org/CPMS-V5/article/view/7656

Keywords: Gangrene, frostbite, Unani medicine, anti-inflammatory activity, anti-ulcer activity, wound healing activity

 

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