Volume : VIII, Issue : VI, June - 2018

AN AYURVEDIC APPROACH TO CHRONIC PLAQUE PSORIASIS : A CASE REPORT

Akhila V, Shridhara Bs

Abstract :

 Plaque Psoriasis, a common type of Psoriasis typically characterized by circular to oval red plaques distributed over

extensors of body surface and scalp.The plaques usually exhibit scaling as a result of epidermal hyperproliferation and
dermal inflammation with well defined sharply demarcated boundaries sometimes carry a violacious tint. Both early onset and a family history of
disease are considered poor prognostic indicators. We here by presenting a case of chronic plaque psoriasis admitted to the IPD of SJIIM Hospital
simulating the lakshanas of kitibhakushta treated with shodhna and shamana therapies with the objective of reducing the frequency of
relapses,duration of remission and alleviating the symptoms.

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Akhila V, Shridhara BS, AN AYURVEDIC APPROACH TO CHRONIC PLAQUE PSORIASIS : A CASE REPORT, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-6 | June-2018


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