International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Ayurveda | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

A Case Study on Management of Vipadika (Palmo-Plantar Psoriasis) through Ayurveda

Dr. Shubha Kaushal [2]

Abstract: Twakvikaar {skin disease} according to Ayurved acharyas is considered under the headings of KushtaRoga. Kustha is a general term, as it covers all types of skin diseases with eighteen sub types of it. Vipadika is one such disease that has been included under the heading of Kshudra Kushta. Vata and Kapha doshas vitiation is the major cause of its manifestation. The patients of Vipadika have social, mental and physical impact of the disease on them worsening the patient's quality of life. Vipadika {Psoriasis} when affects the skin of the palms with the features of hyperkeratotic, pustular, or mixed morphologies. Its signs and symptoms can be correlated with the Palmo-plantar psoriasis mentioned in modern texts, which is a chronic skin disease that mainly affects the palms and soles of the body. In the present case report a female patient with complaint of stiffness, severe to moderate pain, complete cracking and dryness of palms of both hands since two years was provided ayurvedic management to combat her suffering.

Keywords: Vipadika, Kshudra Kushtha, Palmo-planter Psoriasis

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 2377 - 2378

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