Ksheeravasthi in AVN Femoral Head – A Case Study
Keywords:Asthikshayaja vyadhi, Avascular necrosis of head of femur, Harris hip score, medicated enema, Panchathikthaka ksheera vasthi
A 41-year-old male patient radiologically diagnosed as a case of avascular necrosis of head of both femur with Grade 2 of Ficat and Arlet classification, presented with the following chief complaints of pain in both hip joints, more on left side, of Harris Hip score was 66 and associated with decreased range of movements with slight limping. This presentation was correlated with Asthikshayaja vyadhi and treated accordingly. Initially, patient had been administered dipana and pacana followed by snehapana and koshtasodhana by virechana. Further panchathikthaka ksheera vasthi (medicated enema prepared with milk and ghee) was administered. This resulted with improvement of Harris hip score to 91.
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