Vicharchika Kushta

Chapter 49 – Kushta Nidanam

The 49th chapter of Madhava Nidana is Kushta Nidana which deals with Leprosy and other diseases of the skin. Hansen’s disease (also known as leprosy) is an infection caused by slow-growing bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae. It can affect the nerves, skin, eyes, and lining of the nose (nasal mucosa). With early diagnosis and treatment, the disease can be cured. People with Hansen’s disease can continue to work and lead an active life during and after treatment.

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