pathological vegetations, cases with irreversible pathology are amenable
to dynamic application, quite effective by miasmatic approach, which also
shortens the duration. Here we present a case treated by Dr.R.Gnanasambandam,
Director, AKP Homoeopathic Clinical Research Centre,Chennai.
female-aged 33 years, who is longing for a child since 10 years consulted
me and presented the investigations confirming a large fibroid. Her husband’s
seminal analysis was normal. Even though surgery was insisted, they were
not preferred, as it would complicate conception.
attained her menarche at the age of thirteenth year. Onwards she had regular
periods with four days duration at the interval of 28-35 days. She had
experienced pain sometimes before onset. After marriage, she underwent
regular check up and the ultra sonogram revealed fibroid.
space-occupying lesion had not give any associated symptoms like, pain,
profuse bleeding or pressure symptoms on bladder or rectum. She experienced
some dragging sensation and abdomen became bellious which made others
putting a question. “Are you pregnant now?”
past history revealed frequent fever with cold and she suffered from nasal
polyps. Had chickenpox at the age of ten, had minor injuries treated with
topical application. Had received vaccination for all communicable diseases.
Her family history revealed Diabetes Mellitus. Her maternal grand mother
had breast tumours and her cousin uterine tumour. Paternal grandfather
had some tumour at the back of his shoulder. Her treatment history revealed
many consultations and treatment from modern and other alternative systems
Desires for sweets; aversion to oily food; Habits of tea and coffee
- Complexion – Fair
- Stature - Normal
- Frame - Medium
- Appetite - Normal
- Thirst - Normal
- Stool - Normal
- Urine - Normal
- Sweat – profuse all over; during sleep
- Sleep – Normal, disturbed sometimes, when thinking on illness
- Dreams – Dreams of daily events
- Food Type - Vegetarian
at the age of 13th year. Periods are irregular, flow for 1-3 to 7-10
days, 30 to 45 days interval, profuse, dark red. Pain mild during menstruation.
Headache is also present.
is very attentive and very quick in perceptions, sensitive and emotional,
anxious broods over her illness. Fear and anxiety on her illness at
times derive her depression. Now her attitude has changed towards loathing
incidents revealed her suspicious and jealous mind and her husband was
not bothered about children, but concerned only of his wife’s
complaint “Fibroid” and also suspected malignancy since
her ancestors had carcinoma.
examination was normal and systemic examination revealed palpable mass
per abdomen. Blood parameters were with in limits and the imaging studies
revealed large fibroid uterus.
Ultra sonogram dated 28thFeb 2004 revealed (Refer Plate I)
The Uterus appeared 22 to 25 weeks in size, giving impression by the Radiologist
as "Uterus Enlarged as Above due to Fibroid"
Sonogram, which was taken again to reconfirm on 29th March 2004, studies
as follows (Refer Plate II)
Uterus corpus is replaced by Hypoechoic solid mass, giving impression
by Radiologist as" Large corpus uterine and upper art of cervix
Uterine fibroid". It Measures 18X 14.8 X 12 CMS
· Diagnosis of the Disease -Fibroid Uterus
· Diagnosis of the Miasm - Sycotic
· Suscceptablity - Low
First prescription 24/10/04
Thuja 1M /OD /Three days on empty stomach everyday morning Followed with
Placebo for a month
Ultra Sonogram, which was taken again to reconfirm on 10th April 2005,
studies as follows (Refer Plate IV)
Impression: Normal Study The Uterus Measures normal in size, shape, ….No
patient is in strong sycotic miasmatic background, calling an Anti sycotic
Remedy. Initially the patient is in psoric state and gradually shifted
to sycotic state establishing physical and mental symptoms. Thuja was
indicated on symptom similarity and "surface Miasm"