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A review on Vranagranthi (Keloid) in Ayurvedic and Modern Aspect
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keloid, vrangranthi, scar, hypertrophy

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Shinde, A. S. (2019). A review on Vranagranthi (Keloid) in Ayurvedic and Modern Aspect. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 7(06). Retrieved from http://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/445

Abstract

Hypertrophic appearing scar tissue formation is known as Keloids. The growth of keloid is as compare to other raised scars is more rapid and progressive. If the keloid is formed then it grow much larger than the wound that caused the scar. Keloid is hypertrophic appearing scar that continue to evolve over the time without quiescent or regressive phase in the process of wound healing [1,2]    The certain communities e.g. Africans having Keloid-prone skin. The cut, burn, pin prick or severe acne are the some examples that causes Keloid. A keloid can also form as chickenpox clear. Sometimes, a surgical scar becomes a keloid. In very rare cases, keloids form when people do not injure their skin. These are called “spontaneous keloids.†A keloid usually takes time to appear. After an injury, months can pass before this scar appears. A keloid can also form more quickly. Once it begins, a keloid can enlarge slowly for months or years. Ayurveda Vagbhatacharya described it is as Vrunagranthi. This review article is a comparative pathological study of Vrunagranthi with special references to keloid is found that having direct and much more identical Causes, features, pathology and prognostic between these.

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