Treatment Of Swelling Of Testes



By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S

Yogaratnakara treatise, in the context of Vriddhi Chikitsa i.e. ‘chapter dealing with treatment of enlargement of scrotum’ has mentioned a condition called as Kuranda roga. The description of this condition is said to be a special contribution of this treatise.
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Salient features

Since it is explained in the context of ‘enlargement of scrotum’ it shall be considered as a disease which afflicts either testes or scrotum or both, especially a swelling or inflammation in these structures.

It is said to be caused due to vitiation of pitta in the testicles of children. There is a type of vriddhi which is named as ‘pittaja vriddhi’ i.e. enlargement of scrotum by vitiated pitta. This can be considered to happen in adults. Kuranda is a pediatric…

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