AN AYURVEDIC APPROACH ON MUCOLIPIDOSIS TYPE II – A CASE REPORT
*Dr. Prathviraj Puranik
Mucolipidosis II, also known as I- cell disease, is a rare disease which is a progressively debilitating disorder that affects many parts of the body. Although its exact prevalence is unknown, it has been estimated that 1 in 100,000 to 4, 00,000 individuals worldwide are affected. Themutation of GNPTAB gene is found to be the cause of Mucolipidosis II. Here an effort is made to explain the Vatahara line of treatmenton a case of 6 year old childpresenting with weakness of the limbs especially the lower limb along with, delayed milestones and mental retardation with facial dysmorphism, by considering the concept of Beejabhagaavayava Dusti mentioned by Chakrapani.
Keywords: Mucolipidosis type II, Beejabhagaavayava Dusti, Vatahara treatment.
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