MANAGEMENT OF VIPADIKA: A CASE STUDY
Dr. Aparna Vyas* and Dr. Deepak Choudhary
Kustha is a broad term, as it covers all skin diseases mentioned in Ayurvedic texts. Vipadika is one among such disease which has been included under the heading of Kshudra Kushta. It is characterized by Pani-pada Sphutan(Fissure in palm and soles) and Teevra vedana (with severe pain). It affect the individual because of unstable life style,dietary pattern, stressful life. Vata, Kapha and Pitta/Rakta vitiation are major cause in its manifestation. In present case report a patient with complaint of dryness and cracking of both soles associated with bleeding and pain since 3 years. The patients of Vipadika have a greater negative impact on their personal and social life they have extreme difficulties in daily activities, self-care challenges, and mobility, impairments with topical medicine dependency worsen the patient's quality of life.
Keywords: kustha, Vipadika, Pani-pada Sphutan(Fissure in palm and soles), Teevra vedana (with severe pain).
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