AN AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE OF VASCULITIS IN CHILDREN
Dr. Sudha Singh* and Dr. Deepak S. Khawale
The primary systemic vasculitides in childhood are quite rare and the etiopathogenesis for most of them is not clearly understood. However, it is usually thought that mostly infectious, environmental triggers induce an aggravated inflammatory response in genetically susceptible individuals. As per classification Kawasaki disease and Henoch–Schönlein purpura (HSP) are common vasculitis in children. The modern treatment protocols for acute phase are steroids and symptomatic management. In these kinds of diseases long term preventive management required as explained in ayurveda to reduce the recurrence and protective as well as rejuvenating regimen for end organ. The ayurvedic concept and consideration has been discussed here to manage vasculitides.
Keywords: Vasculitides, Vasculitis, Purpura, Rejuvenating.
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