Management of Kadara (Corn) By Agnikarma - A case report
In Ayurveda, Agnikarma refers to application of heat on the affected part and Kadar (Corn) is the hard thickening, hyperkeratosis of skin in sole, palm due to constant pressure and repeated minor trauma. Here, we apply agnikarma for the management of Kadar as per the Acharya Sushrut has described Kadar as Kshudra Roga in Sushrut Samhita Nidana Sthana addhyaya -13 and in Chikitsa Sthana addhyaya -20 which can be related to Corn as per modern science. A 33 years of women presenting with complain of multiple painful lesion in right sole from 10 year came in OPD. We diagnosed it as Kadara (Corn). Agnikarma was done by Panchadhatu shalaka, partisaran followed by bindu pattern with the tip of shalaka. By the application of Agnikarma patient got relieved only on 1 week. Due to its no reoccurrence chance, it is the best treatment for the Kadara (Corn).