S. Murali Krishna is a leading practitioner practices at Visak,Andra Pradesh
state . He is enthusiastic in treating challenging cases, very often his
study will be emphasized on Evidence Based Medicine. Here he presents
a plantar calluses.
and calluses arise from hyperkeratosis, a normal physiological response
to chronic excessive pressure or friction on the skin. They may be caused
by excessive irritation from poorly fitting shoes or by abnormal pressure
if there is a deformity of the foot. Callosities can be painful, and the
symptoms may be so intense as to seriously affect a person’s gait,
choice of footwear, and activities. While many patients seek symptomatic
relief from a chiropodist or pharmacist, doctors should be familiar with
the diagnosis and management of these common disorders.
corn represents a circumscribed, sharply demarcated area of traumatic
hyperkeratosis. It has a visible translucent central core which presses
deeply into the dermis, causing pain and sometimes inflammation. The hard
corn (heloma durum) represents the classic corn—a dry horny mass
most commonly found on the dorsolateral aspect of the fifth toe or the
dorsum of the interphalangeal joints of the lesser toes .It is often termed
the digital corn. The soft corn is found between the toes and kept soft
callus is a broad based, diffuse area of hyperkeratosis of relatively
even thickness, most commonly found under the metatarsal heads. A callus
is less circumscribed than a corn, is usually larger, does not have a
central core, and may or may not be painful. The terms tyloma or clavus
are sometimes used to denote a callus.
know the treatment part in modern Medicines Chemical peeling, Cauterization
or surgical. Dynamism has its own merit in treating such cases without
forty year old male working in a poultry, consulted me for callus in both
heels since twelve years. He tried all sorts of measures and nothing benefited
him. Finally he approached me for homoeopathic treatment since another
case had responded well to the corns. Pain is more during walking and
only in the day.
· Thickening of the skin in both heels and few corns in the upper
parts on both sides
· Pain < day , Exertion
· H/o Exposure in the past
· Cousins have similar problem
· Fearful, suspicious
· Desires sweets, Ice creams
· Very forgetful , forgets the threads while speaking.
· Tall, Medium Built
· Sleeps sometimes on the abdomen.
though the symptoms called the remedy Medorrhinum , I prescribed Thuja
1M initially on 18th , Februray 2003, then the same remedy was prescribed
with increased potencies. No results! I restudied the case and placed
him under Medorrhinum 200 on 3rd,April, 2004 After few follow ups, he
was pleased with improvement and the same remedy was continued. After
two year the result is wonderful.
photographs taken before, during and after is published in the back wrapper.
Conculsion. Prescription of the drug on miasmatic basis will shorten the
duration. I think Medorrhinum is a best complement to Thuja when the case
resistant to respond. Prescription on the basis of sycotic miasm gains
name to a physician.