A fifty two years old male presented with
severe scaling and peeling of skin since four years. The lesions
are more on face, hands, chest, back, both legs. The lesions
started first from nose. The lesions are reddish and silvery
scaling. Some lesions showed bleeding spots. Itching < night
and undressing. Intense burning after scratching Additionally
he had breathlessness < cold air, after midnight, dust, winter.
He was an Indian Military servant, now under
suspension following some irregularities in attending his duties.
He is a perfectionist and suspicious over many things. He used
to tell some illegal connections between the officers and even
the politicians. Married and lives with his wife and son. After
suspension he used to tell imaginary stories with day to day
news updates and events. He is restless, anxious and fears about
his illness. The lesions bother more than his respiratory complaints.
Takes bath twice and changes his dress twice daily
Tendency to take cold treated with modern
and Ayurvedic drugs.
Had dyspeptic symptoms after taking packed food, cheese, layssy.
Had urticarial rashes after an insect bite, when he was 12 years
old, treated with modern drugs
Sister had similar problem, Father had depression,
and Mother has DM, under treatment.
Initially had Siddha, Ayurvedic, Homoeopathic
and finally Allopathic Medicine. Had tried topical applications
and steroidal preparations. Uses inhalers and bronchodilators
Appetite : Normal
Thirst : Normal
Stool : Normal
Urine : Normal
Sweat : Profuse, all over
Sleep : Disturbed
Food Type : Vegetarian
Desire : Sweets
Aversion : Nothing particular
Has the habit of tea, coffee
Mental, intellectual state of mind is anxious,
very sensitive and emotional
Scaly erythematous patches with desquamation
in large sheets. Secondary infections with pustules makes diagnosis
of “Erythrodermic Psoriasis”or “Exfoliative
psoriasis”. Miasmatically the sycotic miasm is dominant
in this case and psoric manifestations are active.
We need a prescription based on the surface
miasm psora, a remedy which covers the dominant miasm sycosis.
More over the remedy will be preferable which matches the whole
totality and also constitution
First prescription 01/08/06
Ars 1m tds followed with placebo for fifteen days
Psoriasis is an incurable disease as termed by the scientific
community, but homoeopathy could break the misconception by
application of dynamic, energized pills and eradicate completely.
In this case the suitable similimum is a polycrest which covered
the entire varieties of prescription adapted by homoeopathic
prescriptions. The remedy fits constitution, totality and deeply
the miasmatic background of the dynamic noxious influence. The
suitable similimum has helped for further recurrences with very
low intensity and later no recurrence at all.