CLINICAL CORRELATION OF AMAVATA WITH ARTHROPATHIES

  • Neera Saini Department of Vikriti Vigyan, Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Singh Nk Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Byadgi Ps Department of Vikriti Vigyan, Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract

Objective: The objective of the study was to evaluate the disease Amavata with current understanding of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 2010.

Methods: For the present clinical study, a total of 100 patients were selected. Selection of the patients was done using subjective criteria (mentioned in Ayurvedic samhitas) to diagnose Amavata. Moreover, these patients were classified into three stages according to duration (<6 months, more than 6 months, more than 1 year) of disease. Laboratory investigations were advised such as hematological parameters and collagen profile.

Results: A total of 100 cases of Amavata were divided into two groups based on ICD classification 2010. 86 cases of Amavata patients were diagnosed as rheumatoid arthritis including all the three stages. 14 cases of Amavata were diagnosed as systemic lupus erythematosus, reactive arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis including all the three stages.

Conclusion: Amavata is a syndrome may be correlated to arthropathies described under ICD classification 2010.

Keywords: Amavata, Rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Reactive arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis

Author Biographies

Neera Saini, Department of Vikriti Vigyan, Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Associate Professor, Department of Vikriti Vigyan, Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU, Varanasi 

Singh Nk, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Research Scholar, Department of Vikriti Vigyan, Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU, Varanasi 
Byadgi Ps, Department of Vikriti Vigyan, Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Ex-Professor, Department of Medicine, IMS, BHU, Varanasi

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Saini, N., S. Nk, and B. Ps. “CLINICAL CORRELATION OF AMAVATA WITH ARTHROPATHIES”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 8, Aug. 2017, pp. 186-90, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i8.17251.
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