A CASE DISCUSSION ON AVASCULAR NECROSIS (ASTHI-MAJJAGATA VATA) W.S.R. TO AGNIKARMA
Dr. Navanath Teli* and Dr. Narmada M. G.
Avascular necrosis (AVN) of head of femur is pathologic process result from interruption of blood supply to bone. AVN of hip joint is poorly understood but finally comes in pathway of traumatic or non traumatic factors. It is an increasing cause of musculoskeletal diability. This disease is commonly seen among young especially between 30-50 years of age where men are more commonly affected. In Ayurveda, involvement of vata dosha is important, as all vyadhi contains vata dosha primarily. Pitta and kapha are inert without vata dosha. A male patient of 35 years old came to our opd with complaint of low back-ache, right sided radiating pain towards right leg, difficulty in walking, generalized weakness. Patient had an x-ray of hip joint, suggesting of Avascular necrosis (AVN) of right femur head. It was treated as Asthimajjagata vata ayurvedic treatment given Stanik snehana-swedana, Lakshadi Guggul Vati Angikarma for a period of one month, Panchatikta ksheer basti for 21 days. The case represent original study.
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