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Qutubuddin Khan*, Mohammad Danish, Sana Naseem..
Dept. of Amraze Jild wa Tazeeniyat, National Institute of Unani Medicine, Bangalore, K.A., INDIA..

Volume 8, Issue 2, Page 5-7

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Stasis eczema manifests as poorly demarcated erythematous, eczematous patches and plaques of lower legs may associate with dryness, fissure, edema, brown discoloration, erosion, and ulceration. In Unani System of Medicine (USM)various entities like Naar-e-Farsi, Chhajan & Akota resembling to features of eczema. A dreadful skin disorder affects 3-11 % worldwide population. The primary cause is the production of the excess quantity of abnormal Safra (yellow bile), sauda and sauda-e-muhtariqa. In conventional Medicine generally treated with topical &systemic steroids, emollients, and oral anti-histaminic whereas in USMvarious therapies like Munzij-wa-Mushil to evacuate the morbid materials; moaddilat-e-dam to normalize temperamental derangements, prevent Ajsam-e-Khabisa; Mufatteh Sudad (De-obstruent), Mohallil(Anti-inflammatory), Mundamilqurooh (Wound healer) are found to be very effective. A case 64 years male admitted with itching, pain, swelling over both lower legs, hyperpigmented plaques, oozing, fissuring and crusting, diagnosed as stasis eczema, treated with oral & topical Unani drugs, a significant improvement was observed during 32 days..
Keywords: Stasis eczema, Naarefarsi, Unani Medicine, MufattehSudad(De-obstruent), Mohallil(Anti-inflammatory), MundamilQurooh(Wound healing).