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Review Article

Year: 2020 |Volume: 1 | Issue: 7 |Pages: 259-266

Wound Dehiscence – An Ayurvedic Viewpoint

About Author

Sathish HS1 , Rashmi TM2 , Thirunavukkarasu MS3 , Mithun B4 , Narmada MG5

1Professor, TMAE’s Society Ayurvedic Medical College, Shimoga, Karnataka.

2Associate Professor, TMAE’s Society Ayurvedic Medical College, Shimoga, Karnataka

3Associate Professor, Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Nagercoil, Tamilnadu.

4Professor, ALN Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College, Koppa, Karnataka

5Professor, Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Correspondence Address:

Dr.Sathish HS, Professor, Dept of Shalya Tantra, TMAE’s Society Ayurvedic Medical College, Shimoga, Karnataka Mob: 9886969216 Email:

Date of Acceptance: 2020-10-15

Date of Publication:2020-11-02


Source of Support: NIL

Conflict of Interest: NIL

How To Cite This Article: Sathish HS, Wound Dehiscence – An Ayurvedic Viewpoint. Int. J Ind. Med. 2020;1(7): 259-265


Wound dehiscence during the post operative stage is a huge distress both to the surgeon and patient as it has negative impact on the physical, psychological, social and economic life. Sushruta was the most primitive author narrated the subject in his treatise. The factors which disrupt the wound include local disharmony of the doshas, local vascular pathological events, fear, grief, anger, trauma and indigestion along with medical and surgical errors. Wound related factors include Dosha prakopa [disharmony or disequilibrium of doshas] and rakta dushti. The causes related to patient are Krodha [anger], Bhaya [fear], Harsha [excessive laughter], Ajeerna [Indigestion] and Vyayama [strenuous exercise] which in turn affects normalcy of doshas thereby wound disruption.

Keywords: Wound, Dehiscence, Rakta dosh, Ajeerna.




Issue: 7

Volume: 1 (2020): Month - 11

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