Ayurvedic Management of Kitibha Kushta w.r.t. Guttate Psoriasis - A Single Case Study
Keywords:Guttate Psoriasis, Kitibha kushta, Shodhan, Shaman, Bahirparimarjana chikitsa
Guttate psoriasis is a type of psoriasis that presents over the upper trunk and proximal extremities, it is small (0.5 to 1.5 cm in diameter) lesions; it is found frequently in young adults. As per its clinical features we will compare with Kitibha Kushta. The life time prevalence is approximately 2% of individuals with psoriasis. Many treatment modalities have been adopted in medical sciences, but it is having various side effects. So here in this case by using Shodhan, Shaman and Bahirparimarjan chikitsa we successfully treated the case of Kitibha kushtha. It is a single case study, A 22 year male patient approached to Kayachikitsa OPD having complaint of multiple small red lesions over the chest, abdomen, and back region also on both upper limbs and Itching over them since 2 years.The patient was treated with Shodhan and Shaman Chikitsa. Patient got 90% result in chief and associated complaints and during and after the completion of therapy there is improvement in the quality of life of the patient. After Shodhana and Shaman Chikitsa patient got satisfactory relief in symptoms.
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