• SATHISH HS Professor, Department of Shalya Tantra, TMAE’s Society Ayurvedic Medical College, Shimoga, Karnataka, India.
  • RASHMI TM Associate Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, TMAE’s Society Ayurvedic Medical College, Shimoga, Karnataka, India.
  • MALLIKARJUN ADMANI Associate Professor, Department of Dravyaguna, TMAE’s Society Ayurvedic Medical College, Shimoga, Karnataka, India.



Vrana, Healing, Maggot


Unhygienic conditions attract organisms into the pathological lesion and worsen the condition, here is a case wherein the patient with psoriatic skin lesions took treatment from an unqualified person and in addition his unhygienic habit attracted maggots into the foot eating away a major chunk of his normal tissues. The case was diagnosed and treated in lines with fundamental principles of Sushruta. The case is a best example of maggots destructive and repair effect on the tissue, the wound with maggots presence healed faster than with wound without maggots.


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How to Cite

HS, S., TM, R., & ADMANI, M. (2021). MANAGEMENT OF MAGGOT INFLICTED WOUND – AYURVEDIC APPROACH. Innovare Journal of Ayurvedic Sciences, 9(3), 1–4.



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