World Journal of
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Dr. Arsheed Iqbal*, Afroza Jan, Zahood Ahmad, M. A. Wajid and Naquibul Islam


Bars (vitiligo) is an acquired, progressive, widespread pigmantory disorder of the skin and hair branded by well white macules, devoid of identifiable melanocytes. Bars (vitiligo) a dermatological, cosmetic, social and not always a genetic problem is affecting 0.5-1% of the world population. A preliminary clinical study was conducted in the RRIUM, Srinagar to assess the safety and efficacy of a hijama mae shurt (wet cupping) in the management of Bars (vitiligo) on scientific parameters. 30 patients, diagnosed with vitiligo, were included in the study after obtaining their informed consents. All the patients were clinically assessed and diagnosed on the basis of thorough history and dermatological examination. Then, hijama mae shurt (Wet cupping) were planned in each month (weekly once) period of 30 days. The response to treatment is observed in terms of reduction in area of depigmentation after treatment. Most important factor noted is trigger or sudden upsurge of re-pigmentation after the treatment. Good result is noted in 40% cases , moderate in 26.6 % cases and mild in just 33.3% cases noted. The result is statistically highly significant at 1% level. No major side effects of the treatment given are observed. Further, hijama mae shurt (Wet cupping) was found safe and fairly well accepted by the patients. It was therefore, hijama mae shurt (Wet cupping) concluded that can be used safely and effectively for the treatment of bars (vitiligo).

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