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Volume 6 Issue 2
A Case Report - Ayurvedic Management of Dushta Vrana w.s.r. Pressure Ulcer
|Dr Sushma SV, Dr Rakesh RN
|The wound heals by natural process but if the wound gets infected it delays the healing, converts it into dusta vrana(chronic ulcer). Pressure ulcer regarded as preventable but occur in approximately 3-12% of all the hospitalized patients. It is more common in patients like paraplegic, quadriplegia. Most common sites are sacrococcygeal, shoulder, occipital, heal regions due to continuous pressure, immobilization and malnutrition. If this ulcer is not treated it may lead to sepsis and even osteomyelitis which may end in fatal complications. In such conditions vrana shodana and vrana ropana chikitsa is better choice of management. In this present case study a 52 years male hemiplegic patient presented with a wound in the sacral regions which was diagnosed as grade 2 and 3 pressure ulcers measuring 5*5 and 3*3was treated with Gomutra arka and parantyadi taila application showed effective in treating pressure sores as it possess the properties of vrana shodana, ropana, lekhana . hence this treatment is effective in the management.
|Dusta vrana, pressure ulcer, gomutra arka, parantyadi taila
|Medical / Pharmacy
|Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
|A Case Report - Ayurvedic Management of Dushta Vrana w.s.r. Pressure Ulcer - Dr Sushma SV, Dr Rakesh RN - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.11607
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