International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy

ISSN Online:2229-3566

ISSN Print: 2277-4343


Article Category: Review articles

DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.130117

Pages: 74-77

Author: Verma Raju, Manohar Jannu, Nath Pashupati, Gupta Satish Chand *

Abstract: The knowledge of Marma dates to the Vedic period. The references of 107 Marma, its classification, location, size, injury effect etc., are available in the literature of Ayurveda. Guda is responsible for the elimination of flatus &faces. Guda Marma is situated in this region which is own folded palm (4 Angula) in diameter & injury to this Marma leads to sudden death. Acharya Sushruta explains it as Mamsa Marma, while Vagbhatta mentions it as Dhamani Marma. Direct Injury to the anal canal is infrequent due to external structure protecting it, but in case of penetrating injury (foreign body) or severe pelvic injury may injure the anal canal. The most common type of injury to the anal canal is a laceration, then vascular injury. The most affected structure is the anal sphincter. Late attempt of Extensive vascular damage increases mortality & spreading of a perianal abscess may cause sepsis, leading to death.

Keyword: Marma, Guda Marma, Dhamani Marma, Perianal abscess, Anal canal