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Article: CONCEPT OF ABHYANTARA VIDRADHI WITH INSIGHT ON VRIKKA VIDRADHI: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Prashanti L P *, Sheshashaye, Shailaja S V
Abstract: Vidradhi is a rakta dushti vikara which undergoes rapid suppuration i.e., formation of pooya. Acharya Charaka has explained Vidradhi under Raktavaha Sroto vikara in which Rakta Dushti and Paaka takes place predominantly. Acharya Sushruta has explained ten adhishthana of Abhyantara vidradhi, among these vrikka vidradhi is also mentioned. Vrikka is derived from root word ‘vrikkadane’ meaning to take. Acharya Charaka described Vrikka among 15 kosthanga. He mentioned vrikka as the moola of Medovaha srotas. According to Ashtanga sangraha, Kashyapa Samhita, Bhela Samhita Vrikka is a kosthanga. Vrikka is also a Matruja bhava derived from essence of rakta and medas. Moderners are of view that this brownish, reddish ovoid develops by the mesoderm of the intermediate cell mass. Some of the conditions affecting Vrikka are Mutrasada, Mutrashmari, Vrikka Vidradhi, Vrikka Arbuda. Among them Vrikka Vidradhi can be correlated as Renal abscess. An attempt is made to understand the concept of Abhyantara vidradhi with insight on Vrikka Vidradhi.
Keyword: Abhyantara vidradhi, Vrikka vidradhi, Renal abscess, Paneeya kshara