“EPIDIMIOLOGICAL STUDY OF MEDOJA-ARBUDA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO LIPOMA IN THE PREVIEW OF AYURGENOMICS (DEHPRAKRITI), BMI AND LIPID PROFILE”
*Dr. Shveta Sahu, Dr. P. Hemantha Kumar, Dr. Narinder Singh and Dr. Ashok Kumar
Acharya Sushruta described six types of Arbuda. As per the clinical features lipoma can be correlated to Medoja-Arbuda. Lipomas are the most common soft tissue tumour. According to contemporary science treatment available for its management are surgical excision, liposuction and lipolysis with steroids having debateable outcomes. Epidemiological study shows that entity is more common in males, in the age group of 26 to 45 year of age, having Vata-Kaphaj Prakriti, occupation wise maximum number of patients were having sedentary life style, with mixed variety of dietary habit, hereditary presentation in few cases, BMI range 25.0-29.99 with lipid profile within normal range in maximum number of patients.
Keywords: Arbuda, Tumour, Lipoma, Granthi, Medohara, Lekhan, Kanchanara Guggulu.
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