A Study on the Symptomatology and Diagnostic Methodology of Karnaavartham

Parvatha Rani, P (2019) A Study on the Symptomatology and Diagnostic Methodology of Karnaavartham. Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.


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Karnaavartham clinical entity was described by Sage Yugi. The study conducted on Karnaavartham correlating with cervical radiculopathy has come out with good results validating the clinical features of Karnaavartham in the poetic segment by Sage Yugi. The study was aimed at evolving a set of exclusive Siddha diagnostic findings for Karnaavartham 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 humors leading to the disease. The patients reported with symptoms of Karnaavartham were subjected to the standard set of investigations, the results and findings were observed. Manikadai Nool and Neikkuri findings may help in the identifying of preponderance in a person to develop Karnaavartham. Hence it can be used as a screening measure to advice the preventive measures in advance. From the analysis done among the patients of Karnaavartham, notable variations were observed in both Siddha and Modern parameters. It was found that the symptoms of the patients presented in the study were those of constant subset of symptoms present in cervical radiculopathy explained in the modern classification. It correlate with all the symptoms mentioned by Sage Yugi under Karnaavartham. Thus the author concludes the validation of symptomatology and diagnostic methodology for Karnaavartham, so that a physician can arrive at proper treatment procedures by righty diagnosing the disease.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg.No:321615206)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Symptomatology, Diagnostic Methodology, Karnaavartham.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2020 06:54
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2020 06:54
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/12247

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