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Vol. 9, Issue 7 (2020)

Unani modalities in the management of uterine fibroid: A case report

Author(s):
Dr. Hina Mukhtar, Dr. Fozia Mukhtar and Prof. Wajeeha Begum
Abstract:
Uterine fibroids (leiomyomas) are the most common form of benign uterine tumors. They are monoclonal tumors of uterine smooth muscle, thus originating from myometrium. The prevalence is 70% to 80% in women who have reached the age of 50. In many women, myomas may be asymptomatic and are diagnosed incidentally on clinical examination or imaging. Clinical presentation includes abdominal bleeding, pelvic masses, pelvic pain, infertility, bulk symptoms and obstetric complication. Risk factor for uterine fibroids are race, age, parity, early menarche, genetic factors, caffeine and alcohol. Management include medical and surgical opinion. In the unani literature the tumors have been mentioned with the name of salaat which is a type of warm e balghami (phlegmatic swelling). In the management of uterine fibroids, drug can be used which possess mohallile warm (resolvent), munzij e balgham and qabiz (astringent) properties. This article presents a successful managed case of uterine fibroid in the form of case report by herbal formulations of unani system of medicine.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Hina Mukhtar, Dr. Fozia Mukhtar, Prof. Wajeeha Begum. Unani modalities in the management of uterine fibroid: A case report. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(7):207-209.

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