A Study on the Symptomatology and Diagnostic Methodology of Netrisoolai Vatham

Parvathy, P (2018) A Study on the Symptomatology and Diagnostic Methodology of Netrisoolai Vatham. Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.


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Netrisoolai Vatham a clinical entity was described by Sage Yugi in his wisdom. The study conducted has come out with excellent results validating the clinical features of Netrisoolai Vatham elucidated in an ultra short poetic segment by Yugi. The study was aimed at evolving a set of exclusive Siddha diagnostic findings for Netrisoolai Vatham with the observation and inference of various parameters like Naadi, Neikkuri and disease acquired season, it can be concluded that all of them point to the development or vitiation of humour leading to the disease Netrisoolai Vatham. The patient reported with the symptoms of Netrisoolai Vatham were subjected to the standard set of investigations, the results and findings of the investigations were suggestive of Netrisoolai Vatham according to modern classification of disease. Manikadai Nool and Neikkuri findings might help in the identifying of preponderance in a person to develop Netrisoolai Vatham hence it can be used as a screening measure to advise the preventive measures well in advance. Almost all the patients diagnosed as Netrisoolai Vatham had positive X ray findings of Frontal sinusitis and tenderness present in the frontal area on palpation, conforming to the correlation of disease with Frontal sinusitis. Interestingly, it was found that the symptoms presented by the patients in the study were those of a constant subset of symptoms of frontal sinusitis explained in the present day classification. It correlated with all of the symptoms mentioned by Yugimuni under Netrisoolai Vatham. Thus the author concludes by throwing lights on validation of symptomatology and exclusive Siddha diagnostic methodology for Netrisoolai Vatham, so that a physician can arrive at proper treatment procedures by rightly diagnosing the disease.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg.No.321515202)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Symptomatology ; Diagnostic Methodology ; Netrisoolai Vatham.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2018 10:51
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2018 10:52
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10273

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