EFFECTIVE AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE MOTOR AXONAL NEUROPATHY: A CASE STUDY
Dr. Sarita Pradip Gaikwad*
Introduction: Acute Motor Axonal neuropathy is one variant of Guillen Barre syndrome and has autoimmune etiology. Prognosis varies from quick recovery within 4 weeks in 27 % individuals to slow recovery where ambulation was possible only after several years. Case study: This three and half year old male child developed Acute flaccid paralysis, diagnosed as Acute Motor Axonal neuropathy based on nerve conduction velocity study. He was treated by modern Paediatric neuro physician but there was no improvement after 3 months of treatment. The case was referred to Ayurved where complete recovery without disability was obtained within one month of treatment. Conclusion: This study highlights that Ayurved has strength and ability to treat such cases with complete recovery where modern science has limitations.
Keywords: Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy (AMAN), Guillen Barre syndrome, Ayurvedic management, Aam-Strotorodh-Vataprakop.
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