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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-45

Vitiligo and Ayurveda management – A case report

1 Assistant Prof. Alurveda, MGIMS, Sevagram, India
2 Research Fellow, Dept. of Psychiatry MGIMS, Sevagram, India

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Anuradha Khandekar
Assistant Prof. Alurveda, MGIMS, Sevagram
Sundar Singh Danga
Research Fellow, Dept. of Psychiatry MGIMS, Sevagram
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In Ayurveda ‘shwitraroga’ is described in kushtha-vyadhi chikitsa which is similar to vitiligo. vitiligo is a specific, often heritable, acquired, disorder charalterised by well circumscribed milky white cutaneous macules devoid of identifiable melanocytes. A 6 yr Old male child came to Ayurveda OPD with history of white macule patch (measure4.5 cm × 3cm) over frontal bone. He treated with ‘Raktamokshan Chikitsa’(type of panchkarma), ‘Lepana chikitsa’, and intenal Ayurvedic medication (Abhyantar Chikitsa). He got significant result.

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