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Adjuvant Unani Formulations used in Fournier’s Gangrene Patient: A Case Study

Mohammad Shakeel Ansari, Fazlur Rehman


Fournier’s gangrene is a rare infection characterized with fast-progressing myonecrosis, which affect regions of perineum, genitalia and perianal area. E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Streptococcus putridus, Staphylococcus and Klebsiella are commonly involved. Symptomatically presented as sudden pain in the scrotum, fever, severe toxicity, very fast spreading cellulitis of scrotal skin, extending to the groin and often to anterior abdominal wall. The aim of this case study is to acknowledge the effectiveness of Unani formulations in treating the patient of Fournier’s gangrene with septicemia and hepatomegaly. In Unani System of Medicine, Yarqan (jaundice) is a condition in which the sclera and other body tissues show yellowish tints. In this case report, the patient of Fournier’s gangrene with septicemia and deranged liver function test (LFT) is treated with IV antibiotics and Unani formulations as an adjuvant therapy. Patient responded well and got complete relief.


Fournier’s gangrene, Jaundice, LFT profile, Septicemia, Unani formulations

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