A Study on Kirumi pitham

Bhuvaneshwari, P (2009) A Study on Kirumi pitham. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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Kirumi Pitham comes under Pitha rogam nithanam in Yugi Vaithiya Sinthamani 800 which is characterized by lower abdominal pain, Itching all over the body, generalized body pain, constipation, reduced urine out, pain and swelling of upper and lower limbs, worms expels in motion. In the disease Kirumi Pitham changes in Azhal humour plays a vital role, which is first affect then vali humour is affected. In various Siddha text books like segarasa sekaram the worm infestation is kept under Azhal disease like Yugi vaithiya sinthamani to prove the fact that the Azhal humour is affected first. In acute stage of the disease, the provoked Azhal and Vali disturb the digestion and absorption of food producing nutritional deficiency. If acute stage is not treated properly it will leads to Intestinal obstruction and protein, energy malnutrition. Kirumi Pitham is precisely diagnosed early with the help of sound knowledge of clinical features, and motion containing ova and cyst of ascaris lumbricoides. AIM AND OBJECTIVES: The author has selected “ Kirumi pitham” for the dissertation subject because it is one of the disorders, which affect the individuals in higher incidence. Its occurrence is increased in recent times due to abnormal dietary habits and poor sanitation. So this study mainly aims to define etiology, pathology, symptom logy, and diagnostic methods of ‘Kirumi pitham’ by synchronizing the evidence, found in different siddha literature and formulating them after a detailed thorough study into an acceptable and adaptable form. The following specific objectives have been drawn to achieve the above aim. 1. To collect the ancient siddha literature about pitha disease in general and kirumi pitham in particular 2. To evaluate the siddha basic physiology. 3. To Study the Clinical course of the disease ‘kirumi pitham’ with keen observation on the etiology, clinical Features and diagnosis. 4. The diagnosis of the disease by using siddha parameters like poriyal arithal, pulanal therdhal, vinadhal, Envagai thervugal, udal kattugal and mukkutra verupadugal. 5. To make a thorough physical examination of the patient. 6. To support the study of kirumi pitham by using modern Parameters also. 7. To discuss the complication’s of kirumi pitham. 8. To have an idea about the incidence of this disease with reference to age, sex, occupational, orientation and Socioeconomic status etc. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The clinical study on the disease kirumi pitham was carried out at the post graduate department of Noi Naadal in government siddha medical college, palayamkottai. Case selection and supervision: The author have selected 10 cases of similar symptoms of Kirumi pitham under the supervision and monitoring by faculties and head of the department of post graduate Noi Naadal. All the cases were thoroughly examined and routine investigations performed. Out of this 7 cases were selected for the study on Noi Naadal aspect of kirumi pitham. The clinical signs and symptoms of Kirumi pitham were taken from yugi Vaithiya Chindamani – 800). CONCLUSION: The lines that were said by Yugi in Yugi Vaithiya Sinthamani 800 under the heading “Kirumi pitham” well explained and the clinical conditions of Kirumi Pitham is similar to Intestinal ascariasis. The lines of the version were well analyzed on the Siddha and modern parameters and the patients were thoroughly examined with clinical and biochemical analysis. Envagi thervugal, Neerkuri and Neikuri helped in the proper diagnosis of the disease. Routine biochemical examinations were carried out to know the general condition of all patients. Stool examinations were carried out to confirm the diagnosis. As a Siddha physician we know the importance of our “Nai illa Neri Principles” which can only prevent our people from many of these ailments. Number of cases reporting to O.P and I.P is decreased due to increased health education and maintenance of proper hygiene through preventive aspect to the latest techniques. Reporting cases were also controlled in initial stage without progressing to complicated stage with early diagnosis and proper treatment.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kirumi pitham ; small intestine ; Ascaris Lumbricoides.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2017 18:48
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2019 17:12
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/3972

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