A CASE STUDY OF JALOOKAVACHARAN IN KROSHTUKASHIRSHA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO SEPTIC ARTHRITIS
Parshuram Dongare*, Kavitha Thilakan, Pooja Raut and Dr. Sachin Tike
In Ayurveda, Kroshtukashirsha Is A Disease Condition Described Under Vatavyadhi, Here The Affected Joint Resembles The Head Of The Fox Hence The Name Kroshtukashirsha. The Knee Joint Especially Gets Extremely Inflamed With Unbearable Pain Disabling The Patient To Walk, Swelling, Redness, Warmth And Tenderness In The Joint. In Modern Science The Above Symptoms Are Correlated To Septic Arthritis. In This Case A 65year Old Female Patient Having Symptoms Maharujam And Shopham (Excessive Pain And Swelling) In The Left Knee Joint, Daham (Burning Sensation) In The Left Knee Joint And Fever Was Treated With Jalookavacharan, Dashanga Lepam, Valooka Potali Swedam, Ruksha Nadi Sweda And Oral Medications. At The End Of 21 Days Of Treatment Patient Got Significant Improvement In Symptoms.
Keywords: Kroshtukashirsha, Septic Arthritis, Jalookavacharan and Oral Medications.
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