Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Granthi (Benign Tumors)

Types: Granthi is categorized to be of 9 kinds by Vagbhat. There is one caused by each dosha, and six categorized by the tissue that is vitiated. These tissues are: rakta, mamsa, medas, asthi, sira (vein) and vrana (ulcer). Other authors have added additional types such as nadi dhatuja, lasika granthi, lasika vahini and tilaja. Read more

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