MANAGEMENT OF A VENOUS ULCER WITH VIRECHANA KARMA AND INTERNAL MEDICATIONS - A CASE REPORT

  • Prashantha K Associate Professor, Department of Shalya Tantra, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Udupi, Karnataka, India.
  • Shankara Prasad K Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Shalya Tantra, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Udupi, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Background - Venous Ulcer is a very common disease encountered in surgical practice. There are many modality of treatment in contemporary science, yet it takes very long time for healing of the ulcer. Objective - This is a  single case study depicting the effect of Virechana Karma along with internal medications  in a case of chronic venous ulcer. Materials and Methods - In this study a male patient of 52 years presenting with a non healing ulcer on the right lower leg was diagnosed as venous ulcer. He was treated with Virechana Karma and internal medications along with Kashaya Parisheka to the ulcer.  Result - After discharge, follow up of patient was done. Complete healing of wound was noted in 45 days. The changes in wound healing were documented during the stay in the hospital and during follow up. Conclusion - After Virechana a significant reduction in many of symptoms was noted. This treatment protocol has shown encouraging results in terms of early healing of the ulcer with low cost of the treatment when compared to conventional treatment methods.

Published
2018-07-07
How to Cite
K, Prashantha; K, Shankara Prasad. MANAGEMENT OF A VENOUS ULCER WITH VIRECHANA KARMA AND INTERNAL MEDICATIONS - A CASE REPORT. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 3, p. 232 - 236, july 2018. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/539>. Date accessed: 20 aug. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v3i3.12904.
Section
Case Study