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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B
Dermatophytosis (Qooba) a misnomer infection and its management in modern and unani perspective -A comparative review

Sameena Firdaus, Dr. Ferasat Ali, Nida Sultana

Dermatophytosis is a roughness of the surface of the skin, which is associated with itching, scaling, and dryness. Sometime fish like scales may also shed off. It may be black or red in colour. Usually the periphery is red and occasionally there may be oozing of yellowish fluid. All these condition develop according to pathogenic substances. Earlier it was thought that, these organisms are plant, therefore, it is actually a misnomer infection. Its concept and treatment is very well described in Unani medicine. In this review article we made an attempt to discuss the infection in the light of modern and unani perspective and its management in both system of medicines.
Tinea of the nails caused by T. Rubrum [9]
Fig.: Tinea of the nails caused by T. Rubrum [9]
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How to cite this article:
Sameena Firdaus, Dr. Ferasat Ali, Nida Sultana. Dermatophytosis (Qooba) a misnomer infection and its management in modern and unani perspective -A comparative review. J Med Plants Stud 2016;4(2):109-114.
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