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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 13, Issue 2 (2024)

Ayurvedic review article on keloid

Author(s):

Dr. Vinay R Sonambekar, Dr. Pankaj Dixit, Dr. Santosh Pathak and Dr. Suhas Vibhute

Abstract:

Keloids are abnormal scars that cause significant emotional and physical distress in patients when inadequately treated. Keloid formation is theorized to occur as a result of an imbalance between an increased synthesis of collagen and extracellular matrix and decreased degradation of these products. Ayurveda, the Indian system of holistic medicine in undoubtedly an answer to many unresolved problems of the medical world. Shalya tantra is one among the Astanga or the eight main branches of Ayurveda and the concept of Wrana (wounds) and its healing procesa is an inseparable part of this branch. Keloids and hypertrophic scars are two well-known types of excessive pathologic scarring. These types differ by aesthetics, pathogenesis, histopathology, and treatment, although there are overlapping characteristics. Compared to hypertrophic scars, keloids are characterized as more clinically severe in nature, causing pruritus and pain more frequently in patients. In this article a review given regarding keloid.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Vinay R Sonambekar, Dr. Pankaj Dixit, Dr. Santosh Pathak and Dr. Suhas Vibhute. Ayurvedic review article on keloid. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2024;13(2):700-701. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2024.v13.i2e.14912

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