A study on Symptomatology and Diagnostic Methodology of Maghavatham

Pavithra, S (2020) A study on Symptomatology and Diagnostic Methodology of Maghavatham. Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.

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Magha vatham is a clinical entity was described by Sage Yugi in his wisdom. The study conducted has come out with good results validating the clinical features of Magha vatham elucidated in an ultra-short poetic segment by Yugi. The study was aimed at evolving a set of exclusive Siddha diagnostic findings for Magha 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 Maghavatham. Patients reported with the symptoms of Maghavatham were subjected to the standard set of investigation, the results and findings of the investigations were suggestive of Maghavatham according to the classification of disease. Manikkadai nool and Neikkuri findings may help in identifying of preponderance in a person to develop Maghavatham and hence it can be used as a screening measure to advise the preventive measures well in advance. Majority of Maghavatham patients had significant changes in USG (Ultra Sono Graphy). And it is found that the symptoms presented by the patients in this study were those of a constant subset of symptoms of pancreatic pathologies especially in acute and chronic pancreatitis. It is correlated with all symptoms mentioned by Yugi muni under Maghavatham. Thus the author concludes by throwing lights on validation of symptomatology and exclusive Siddha diagnostic methodology for Maghavatham, so that a physician can arrive at proper treatment procedures by rightly diagnosing the disease.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: 321715203
Uncontrolled Keywords: Symptomatology, Diagnostic Methodology, maghavatham.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2021 01:42
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2021 01:42
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/18122

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