ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A COMPARATIVE AYURVEDIC REVIEW OF ETIOPATHOGENESIS OF DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY (INHERITED DISORDER)
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Ravi Shankar Khatri *, Mridul Ranajan, Shalini
Abstract: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is an inherited disorder with severe progressive muscle weakness. In Ayurveda, Adibala Pravritta Vyadhi are also known as inherited diseases that caused by Matruja beeja dushti (Shonita) and Pitruja beeja dushti (Shukra). Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) has been classified under Adibala Pravritta Vyadhi as per Ayurveda. The main objective of this article is to describe the various aspect of etiopathogenesis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) as per Ayurvedic literature. This article will be helpful to making the Nidana (Diagnosis) as per Ayurveda and also help in the Chikitsa (Treatment) of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Keyword: DMD, Beejabhagaavyava. Beeja dushti, Adibala Pravritta, Shrotorodha