MANAGEMENT OF VATARAKTA: A CASE REPORT

  • Rashmi Chavan Postgraduate scholar, Department of Basic Principles, Sri Dharamsthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan
  • Tapas Brata Tripathy Professor, Department of Roga Nidana, Sri Dharamsthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan
  • Shrinath M Vaidya Associate Professor, Department of Basic Principles, Sri Dharamsthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan
  • Haritha Chandran Postgraduate scholar, Department of Basic Principles, Sri Dharamsthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan

Abstract

A 23 years female patient with multiple papular skin lesions associated with severe pain, blackish discoloration and burning sensation in the ankle joint, more on left side with a history of nine years with frequent remission of symptoms. The case is an evident for the classical references mentioned in our Samhitas, which was treated adopting the Chikistha sutra of Charaka. In modern parlance, the condition of Vatarakta was diagnosed as Gouty arthritis.

Key words: Vatarakta ,Snehapana, Virechana, Jaloukavacharana, Basti.

References

Charaka: Charaka Samhita. Varanasi, Choukhambha Samskruta Samsthana: reprint 2011; p627

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Published
2017-05-16