DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4510.IntJResOrthop20195821

A case report on the effect of Cissus quadrangularis on fracture union in 26 years aged man

Naveen Kumar L., Dharitri Joshi

Abstract


Ayurveda the ancient science of medicine describes various herb preparations that achieve the hastening of bone healing. Cissus quadrangularis Linn. is an indigenous medicinal plant which belongs to a family of Vitaceae. A case study was undertaken to evaluate the fracture union and effectiveness in reduction of pain and swelling in a 26 year old male with Bennett’s fracture. A quick union of fracture was observed within 6 weeks of treatment with C. quadrangularis. Post treatment radiographic reports showed united fracture with good amount of callus.


Keywords


Cissus quadrangularis Linn., Bennett’s fracture, Fracture union

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