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Background- Appendicitis has got prime importance in present era. It is one of the common cause of acute abdomen. As appendix is related to Unduka and limited information is available on Unduka. Hence the study was undertaken to study Unduka sharir in relation to appendicitis. Materials and Methods- In present study term Unduka is defined with the help of Ayurvedic texts, its location was found with the help of cadaveric dissection of caecum and appendix. The study was undertaken to ascertain Shonitadushti in patients of appendicitis. Result - Total 30 patients of appendicitis were studied, out of that 21 patients i.e.70% had shown the symptoms of Shonitadushti and 86% patients had shown Raktavahasrotodushti. Conclusion-As Unduka is derived from Shonita, Shonitadushti symptoms mentioned by Charakacharya were found and proved on clinical ground. An attempt has been made out to put the theorotical consideration of Unduka sharir and Appendicitis on an applied substratum.
[Dr. Suvarna P. Shelar, Dr.Vandana Mahajan, Dr.Bharat M. Rokade (2014); Clinical Evaluation of Shonitadushti in Appendicitis with special reference to Unduka. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (12). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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