A study on the symptamatology and diagnostic methodology of Mirutthu Vaatham

Kanchana, K (2017) A study on the symptamatology and diagnostic methodology of Mirutthu Vaatham. Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.


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Mirutthu Vaatham 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 Mirutthu vaatham elucidated in an ultra short poetic segment by Yugi. The study was aimed at evolving a set of exclusive Siddha diagnostic findings for Mirutthu vaatham 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 Mirutthu vaatham. The patient reported with the symptoms of Mirutthu vaatham were subjected to the standard set of investigations, the results and findings of the investigations were suggestive of Mirutthu vaatham according to modern classification of disease. Manikadai Nool and Neikkuri findings may help in the identifying of preponderance in a person to develop Mirutthu vaatham hence it can be used as a screening measure to advise the preventive measures well in advance. Almost all the patients diagnosed as Mirutthu vaatham had normal study of sigmoidoscopy evidence conforming to the correlation of disease with Irritable bowel syndrome. From the analysis done between Mirutthu vaatham cases and control group, notable variations were observed in both Siddha and Modern parameters. Interestingly, it was found that the symptoms presented by the patients in the study were those of a constant subset of symptoms of Irritable bowel syndrome explained in the present day classification. It correlated with all of the symptoms mentioned by Yugimuni under Mirutthu vaatham. Thus the author concludes by throwing lights on validation of symptomatology and exclusive Siddha diagnostic methodology for Mirutthu vaatham, so that a physician can arrive at proper treatment procedures by rightly diagnosing the disease.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg.No: 321415202)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mirutthu Vaatham ; symptamatology ; diagnostic methodology.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Kambaraman B
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2018 07:19
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2018 07:20
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/9614

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