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Infinity role of homoeopathy in surgical diseases –A case report on treatment of subungual corn with homoeopathy

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KNOW Homoeopathy Journal Vol–2 & Issue-2, 18 October 2022, Published at https://www.knowhomoeopathyjournal.com/2022/10/volume-2-issue-2.html, Pages: 150 to 158, Title: Infinity role of homoeopathy in surgical diseases – A case report on treatment of subungual corn with homoeopathy, Authored By: Dr. Ajay Kumar (M.D (Hom), Assistant Professor Department of Pathology & Microbiology – Swasthya Kalyan Homoeopathic Medical College and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India)

Title: Infinity role of homoeopathy in surgical diseases –A case report on treatment of subungual corn with homoeopathy

Authored By:- Dr. Ajay Kumar

M.D (Hom.), Assistant Professor Department of Pathology & Microbiology - Swasthya Kalyan Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India


Received: 31/08/2022        Accepted: 11/10/2022        Published: 18/10/2022

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How to cite this article:

Kumar A. Infinity role of homoeopathy in surgical diseases –A case report on treatment of subungual corn with homoeopathy. KNOW Homoeopathy Journal, 2022; 2(2):150-158, available at https://www.knowhomoeopathyjournal.com/2022/10/case-report-subungual-corn-with-homoeopathy.html




ABSTRACT

“A corn is a tough thickening of the outermost layer of the skin that is frequently subjected to friction. Corns are found as common foot problems in 14–48 % of people. Corn may be present in single or multiple. Sometime corn develop under nail is very much painful condition. It can affect daily quality of life (QoL). This case study gives an idea about infinity possibilities of homoeopathy medicine in various types of surgical diseases especially subungual corns.”



INTRODUCTION

corn is a cone-shaped and sometimes painful, inwardly directed callus of dead skin.[1] Corns may be found as hard corns (heloma durum), heloma molle (soft corn), heloma unguium (callused nail groove), and the heloma hallux (pinch callus). 

Subungual corn (heloma) appears as a circumscribed, sharply demarcated area of hyperkeratosis with a translucent core. Mostly located around distal nail bed of the big toenail.[2]


CASE REPORT

Name – xxxx                                     

Age – 28 years


PRESENT COMPLAINTS

Multiple corns on finger and sole of right foot since 4 months. Corns are painful  while walking.

Pain pulsating < touch, walking, cold application, pain > with hot application.

A single corn is present under nail of middle finger of right foot, which uplift nail.

Offensive pustular discharge from nails because of secondary infection.


PAST HISTORY – NAD


FAMILY HISTORY – Mother – Hyperthyroidism

                                   Father – NAD


PHYSICAL GENERALS

Appetite – Normal

Desires – Not specific

Aversions – Not specific

Thermal – Chilly +++

Thirst – Thirsty +

Stool – Once in a day, stool normal in colour and consistency.

Urine – 5-6 time in 24 hours without any problem.

Sweat – Profuse sweat, Not offensive, No stain

Sleep/dreams – Not Specific

AppearanceLean, thin, tall body.


MENTAL GENERALS

Anxious++

Yielding nature ++

Irritable on slight trifles +++


ANALYSIS OF CASE

MIND -   Anxious

                Yielding nature

                Irritable on slight trifles

PHYSICAL GENERAL - Profuse Perspiration

                        Chilly patient

CHARACTERISTIC PARTICULAR - Multiple corns in foot

                                             Painful corn

                                             Inflamed corn


REPERTORIAL TOTALITY WITH REPERTORIZATION

(1)   Mind – Anxiety

(2)   Mind – Yielding Disposition

(3)   Mind – Irritability

(4)   Perspiration – Profuse

(5)   Extremities – Corn – Painful

(6)   Extremities – Corn – Inflamed

(7)   Extremities – Corn - Sore


Figure 1-Repertorization Chart



PRESCRIPTION - 12/03/22

Silicea 200 / 3 doses / OD / Empty Stomach for 3 days

Rubrum 30 / 3 for 7 Days.


Table-1 Follow Ups



Figure-2- (FIRST VISIT-12/03/22)


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Figure-7- (FOURTH VISIT-06/04/22)



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Figure-9- (LAST VISIT-16/07/22)


Figure-10- (LAST VISIT-16/07/22)


REFERENCES

1Corn (pathology) – Wikipedia [Internet] Available From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corn_(pathology)

2. Callosity [Internet] Available From https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/callosity


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