Integrative management of Post-operative Osteomyelitis wound in diabetes mellitus patient: A Case Report

  • Foram Joshi PhD (Scholar), Dept. of Shalya Tantra, IPGT&RA, Gujarat AYurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat.
  • Tukaram Sambhaji Dudhamal Associate Professor & I/C HOD, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, IPGT&RA, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5855-9806
Keywords: Apamarga Kshara Taila, Chronic osteomyelitis, Debridement, Diabetic wound, Vrana, wound

Abstract

Chronic osteomyelitis with diabetes is notorious condition for traumatologists and diabetologist to manage it successfully. Higher antibiotics and careful antiseptic dressing are the only options documented till the date for correction of such conditions. In this case report a case of post-operative osteomyelitis was and it’s satisfactory managed through integrative approach of Ayurveda. A 70 years female patient of diabetes mellitus developed post-operative osteomyelitis non healing ulcer and reported to OPD with pain and restricted movement of hand since one and half month. . The case was managed with Triphala Kwath for wound cleansing, dressing with Apamarga Kshara Taila Varti (Seton Dressing) locally along with oral hypoglycaemic treatment and antibiotics on and off. Patient was also advised to follow Ayurvedic diet regimen during complete course of treatment. Case was resolved in 63 days duration with complete wound healing, controlled blood sugar level and painless limb movements.

Published
2020-01-02
How to Cite
Joshi, F., & Dudhamal, T. (2020, January 2). Integrative management of Post-operative Osteomyelitis wound in diabetes mellitus patient: A Case Report. International Journal of AYUSH Case Reports, 3(4), 285-289. Retrieved from http://ijacare.in/index.php/ijacare/article/view/122