Non-Healing Ulcer, managed through Unani Formulation along with Leech Therapy: A Case Study

  • Minhaj Ahmad Associate Professor & Head, Department of Jarahiyat (Surgery), School of Unani Medical Education & Research, Jamia Hamdard (Deemed to be University), New Delhi, India. email: dranasirm@gmail.com
  • Zehra Zaidi Assistant Professor, Department of Ain, Uzn, Anaf wa Halaq (Eye & ENT ) School of Unani Medical Education & Research, Jamia Hamdard (Deemed to be University), New Delhi, India.
  • Abdul Nasir Assistant Professor, Department of Ain, Uzn, Anaf wa Halaq (Eye & ENT ) School of Unani Medical Education & Research, Jamia Hamdard (Deemed to be University), New Delhi, India.

Abstract

A male patient aged 43yrs. came to surgery OPD Majeedia Unani Hospital Jamia Hamdard New Delhi, in September 2018 with the complain of ulcer in the right foot posteriorly along the necrosis of Tendon Achilles. He was unable to walk a distance of about 100 meter due severe pain in the ulcer and calf muscle. limping on movement was very prominent. After required investigations and local examination of wounds, patient was planned and treated by local application, and combination of Unani Medicines formulations along with leech therapy as described in texts of Unani System of Medicine. With this Unani treatment non healing ulcer completely healed without any locomotor disturbances. The condition of leg totally resolved without any complications and side effects.


Keywords: Non healing ulcer, Unani medicine, leech therapy.

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Ahmad, M., Zaidi, Z., & Nasir, A. (2019). Non-Healing Ulcer, managed through Unani Formulation along with Leech Therapy: A Case Study. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(6-s), 211-215. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i6-s.3750