Homœopathic Links 2018; 31(04): 248-253
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1677548
Case Report
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A Case Report of Plantar Psoriasis Treated with Homoeopathy

Shamsur Rahman
1  Homoeopathic Medical Specialized Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Joy Kumar Dey
2  Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Publication Date:
26 February 2019 (online)


Psoriasis on the hands and feet often appears on the palms and soles that are called palmopantar psoriasis. Treatment in modern medicine uses local and systematic antibiotics. Homoeopathy has mentioned medicines for plantar psoriasis. A case reported was a female of 7 years of age suffering from symptoms of itching, red scaly plaques, eruption with very offensive odour which aggravates at night, burning in both hands and feet which aggravates at night, weight-bearing area of the sole had painful cracking, scaling, swelling and blister. Also, she had burning on both hands and feet which aggravates at night and was diagnosed as plantar psoriasis. The homoeopathic medicine Syphilinum 1000C was prescribed on the basis of totality of symptoms, Materia Medica and miasm. Plantar psoriasis was reduced considerably within 10 days, and it disappeared completely in 2 months 20 days. No recurrence of plantar psoriasis was observed for another 5 years as well. Photographs during follow-up visits have provided as documentary evidence about the effectiveness of homoeopathic medicine Syphilinum 1000C in plantar psoriasis.

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