Homœopathic Links 2023; 36(01): 042-048
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1759686
Case Report

Evidence-Based Homoeopathy: A Case Report of Bilateral Chronic Venous Leg Ulcer Effectively Treated by Individualised Miasmatic Medicines

1   Messiah Homoeo Clinic, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
2   Department of Organon & Homoeopathic Philosophy, Vinayaka Mission's Homoeopathic Medical College &Hospital, Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation (Deemed to be University), Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
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Funding None.


Venous ulcers can occur when the veins in the legs do not push blood back to the heart. Blood backs up in the veins , building up pressure and accumulation of fluid prevents the nutrients and oxygen from getting to the tissues, resulting in cell death and formation of ulcer. Venous ulcer does interfere with quality of life and induces great deal of discomfort. Conventional medicine mentions chronic venous ulcer as surgical disease. In homoeopathy, this condition is treatable without surgery through individualised miasmatic approach. A successfully treated case of 57 years old male, suffering from bilateral chronic venous leg ulcer, complicated with two miasms is reported here.

About the Author

Dr D. Sampaul Ravin is practicing classical homoeopathy for the last 11 years. As a faculty in Department of Organon & Homoeopathic Philosophy, he is teaching principles of homoeopathy to both undergraduate and postgraduate students in Vinayaka Mission's Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital for more than 8 years. He is an ardent learner and experimenter of many schools of homoeopathy. He published various homoeopathic articles in international and national homoeopathic journals, national level homoeopathic newsletter. He has presented paper in AYUSH conference.

Future Perspectives

Well-designed research studies are required for establishing the complete effectiveness of Homoeopathy in treating chronic VLU cases.

Declaration of Patient consent

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Publication History

Article published online:
31 March 2023

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