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Mānsa meda dhātu

Mānsa meda dhātu have similar characteristic both being snigdha, guru, sthira guna pradhan which gets vitiated by rūkṣa, laghu and cala guna of vāta leading to disorder called mānsamedogata vāta. Various myopathies can be included under mānsamedogata vāta specially Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency in which severe pain with fatigueness is seen. Myasthenia gravis can also be considered in mānsamedogata vāta.
Asthigata vāta is multiple clinical conditions in which osteoporosity are a marked feature and majjāgata vāta is the same associated with marked synovitis. Due to external injury or due to pressure the asthi and majjā dhātu gets deranged leading to pain mainly at asthi parva or at the level of joints. The pain is continuous and it may later on show periarticular muscular atrophy as its late complication. It can be collectively understood under osteoarthritis where in focal loss of articular hyaline cartilage is seen with simultaneous proliferation of new bone with remodelling of joint contour (sclerosis).

Prof. Dr. Satyendra Narayan Ojha ,
MD (KC), Ph.D.
Director , Yashawant ayurveda college , Post graduate teaching and research center ,
Kodoli ,Panhala , Kolhapur..
 drsnojha@rediffmail. com

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