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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-58

Siddha Management of Kamalai – A Case Report


Siddha Clinical Research Unit (Central Council for Research in Siddha, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India), Sri Jayachamarejendra Govt. Ayurvedic Hospital Campus, Dhanvantri Road, Bengaluru, India 560009, India

Correspondence Address:
M Harihara Mahadevan
Siddha Clinical Research Unit (Central Council for Research in Siddha, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India), Sri Jayachamarejendra Govt. Ayurvedic Hospital Campus, Dhanvantri Road, Bengaluru
India
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Kamalai which is also called as Manjal noi in Siddha literature is a disease caused by increase of Azhal kutram in body. The case study deals with a pediatric patient presented with the symptoms of Kamalai and the En vagai thervu diagnosis of Siddha system of medicine also confirmed the diagnosis arrived by considering the clinical history of patient. Siddha drugs that are indicated for Azhal kutra noigal and specific medicine for Kamalai were prescribed to the patient. The patient got relieved from the symptoms of Kamalai on third day of treatment. The parameters of Liver Function Test also came to normal range on 14th day of treatment with drastic reduction in serum bilirubin level values on 3rd day of the treatment. As Kamalai is a comparable with acute viral hepatitis, Siddha treatment for Kamalai may be followed for the treatment of acute viral hepatitis after evaluating the efficiency of treatment with large scale clinical studies.


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