An Observational Study on Siddha Diagnostic Tools including line of treatment and dietary regimen of KARAPPAN PITHAM [EOSINOPHILIA]

Prasath, P (2019) An Observational Study on Siddha Diagnostic Tools including line of treatment and dietary regimen of KARAPPAN PITHAM [EOSINOPHILIA]. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Chennai.


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Initially the author had selected 4-5 topics. The author was interested to select this topic because nowadays most of the people with itching and wheezing are developing more complications. So, the author shows this topic to a modern pathologist, he gave more information to the author about the disease. Then this topic is submitted to the screening committee members and got approved from them as well as from the IEC committee members later. The aim of this study is to evaluate the significance of the disease Karappan Pitham, with help of Siddha diagnostic parameters such as Ennvagaithervu, Yaakkaiyin ilakkanam, Manikkadai nool, Jothidam and Panjapatchi sasthiram. Karappan Pitham was quoted in the Yugi Vaithiya Chinthamani-800. It is one of the pitha disease characterized by itching, rashes or patches, wheezing, cough, diarrhoea, pain in joints, numbness and tiredness. The author had collected review of literature, definition, etiology and classification regarding the disease from various books. From the observational study, In O.P.D 100 cases were observed as per the inclusion and exclusion criteria and the informed consent were observed from the patients. Case sheet proforma were maintained for 100 cases. The author took the study in his OPD under the guidance of his department HOD and other faculties. Laboratory investigations also were carried out during the study. Enn vagai thaervu, Yaakkaiyin ilakkanam, Manikkadai nool, Jothidam and Panjapatchi saasthiram of the patients were evaluated in the study. In this study, following data were observed and discussed for the 100 cases. Among 100 cases, • 87% cases had itching; • 67% cases had Rashes or Patches and • 42% cases had Wheezing. • 75% of cases were between 13 to 59 years old. • 60% of cases were males and 40% of cases were females. • 55% of cases were lower class patients. • 63% of cases were taking mixed diet. • 42% of cases were Pitha Vaatha dhegi. • 46% of cases had Iyalbu udal vanmai. • 89% of cases were from Neithal nilam. • 41% of cases came in Pinpani kaalam and Elavaenir kaalam each. • In 86% of cases, Thozhil Kaatru (Viyanan) was affected. • In 86% of cases, Olloli Thee (Prasagam) was affected. • In 40% of cases, Ondri Iyyam (Sandhigam) was affected. • 86% of cases had Saaram kurai kunam. • 48% of cases had Pitha Vaatha Naadi. • 78% of cases had Mitha veppam and 67% of cases had patches. • 64% of cases had V-shaped tongue; 48% of cases had coated tongue. • 59% of cases were Maa niram and 42% of cases had Karumai nira padaigal. • 72% of cases had medium pitched voice. • 54% of cases had Venmai nira venvizhi; 46% of cases had Pazhuppu nira venvizhi. • 97% of cases had yellowish coloured stools; 88% of cases had normal odour; 22% of cases had diarrhoea with loose stools. • 64% of cases had pale yellowish coloured urine; 84% of cases had odourless urine; 65% of urine had normal quantity; 23% of cases had burning micturation. • 78% of cases spread slowly and 48% of cases had Pitha Vaatha Neikuri. • 35% of cases had 8 ¾ fbs wrist circumference. • 31 cases of Kadaga Laknam; 43 cases of Kadaga Raasi; 25 cases of Ayilya Natchathiram are noted. • 50 cases were in Valarpirai and Thaeipirai each, in which, 40 cases had Pitha vaatha (PV) kuttram.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg. No. 321615102)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Siddha Diagnostic Tools, line of treatment, dietary regimen, Karappan Pitham, Eosinophilia.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2020 10:45
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2020 10:45

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