Feb 22, 2024
Feb 22, 2024
Aacharya Sushruta has described Kadar as Kshudra Roga in Sushruta Samhita Nidan Sthana addhyaya-13 and in Chikitsa Sthana addhyaya-20 which can be related to Corn as per modern science.
Kadara (Corn) Corn is the hard thinking and Hyperkeratosis of horny layers of the skin it cause due to constant pressure and repeated minor trauma. Corn is raised painless epidermal thickened patch, which are commonly seen in hands and feet. Corn is a miniature callosity, which is pushed down in the dermis of the skin and initially it is painless. These are found on the soles, tips of toes and dorsal surface of the inter-phalangeal joints occurring due to defective foot wears, thrown prick.
This article focuses on such study of Kadar (Corn) in detail.
Corn is the hard thinking / Hyperkeratosis of horny layers of the skin it cause due to constant pressure and repeated minor trauma. Corn is a miniature callosity initially it is painless and felt as a palpable nodule. Corns mostly found on the soles, tips of toes and dorsal surface of the inter phalangeal joints, occurring due to defective foot wares, Thorn pricks.
Types of Corn :
Causes of Corns :
Later on, Corns may be harmful by causing abscess. Bacteria enters Corns through breaks in the skin and cause the infected skin to discharge fluid or pus.
Who is at risk?
-People of all ages may develop Corns except non-weight bearing infants.
-Patients with certain medical conditions such as diabetes or connective tissue disease, have an associated risk of complications associated with Corns.
Self care Guidelines :
For Soft Corns:
For Hard Corns:
Home remedies for Corns:
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