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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 268-270

A case discussion on eczema


Department of Shalyatantra (Surgery), KLEU's Shri B.M.K. Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

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D T Hemanth
Department of Shalayatantra, KLEU Shri BMK, Ayurveda Mahvidyalaya, Shahapur, Belgaum, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7788.76792

PMID: 21455456

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Eczema is a form of dermatitis where inflammation of epidermis occurs. The exact cause of eczema is not known. Although it is activated by the immune system and is related to allergic reactions, it is not the same as other allergic reactions. In Ayurveda, the disease is described by the name "Vicharchika." Virechana is the best line of management for skin disorders. Controlling eczema more effectively can make a radical improvement to the patient's quality of life. A case report of 45-year-old male, who presented with complaints of rashes over dorsum of both foot associated with intense itching and burning sensation, oozing wound posterior to lateral malleolus and dorsum of left foot has been presented here.


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