A gingival cyst is a closed, sac-like pocket of tissue that can form anywhere in the body. It may be filled with fluid, air, pus, or other material. Cysts can occur anywhere in the body and can vary in size.
Keywords – Gingival cyst , Belladonna
A girl aged 8.5 years was brought by her mother with complaints of soft swelling like structures in the gums around the right lower first premolar and in between the left lower first premolar and left lower second premolar since for the last two months
She was shy in nature. When I asked her a question she always smiled .She was the youngest of the 4 siblings. When the cysts were small, she never told her mother because it was no problem for her. As the size of the cysts increased, she had the problem of feeling uneasy and irritated whenever food particles touched the cysts
Rubrics taken for this case
MIND – TIMIDITY
MIND – FRIVOLOUS
MIND – SMILING
MIND – SHRIEKING –
MIND – LIGHT – desire for
Reason for selection of rubrics –
- Frivolous – Her mother said that the girl did not take anything seriously, that she was careless.
- Timidity – She was shy in
- Shrieking – When the cysts were small, she was unaware of them, so never told her mother . As the size of cysts increased, she developed uneasiness and When she became aware of her complaints she was shrieking for treatment of her complaints .
Note: I found the marked mental generals, so there was no need to repertorize the physical problems.
REPERTORIAL SHEET ( Synthesis Treasure Edition )
Selection of Remedy – Belladonna
FOLLOW UP SUMMARY
|1.||05/07/17||– Soft rounded swelling near lower 1st premolar teeth of both sides .
-Uneasiness & irrtiation of the affected gums whenever the food touches the cysts.
|Belladonna 200/2 doses
PL 30/3 for 7 days.
|2.||12/07/17||Status Quo .||Belladonna 200 / 2 doses
PL 30 / 3 for 7 days.
|3.||19/07/17||Slight improvement of complaints||Belladonna 1M/1 dose
PL 30 / 3 for 14 days
|4.||02/08/17||Much better||PL 30 / 3 for 7 days.|
|5.||11/08/17||Better . Cyst reduced in size .||Pl 30 / 3 for 14 days|
|6.||29/08/17||Better||PL 30 / 3 for 1 month|
|7.||25/09/17||Cyst disappeared .||No medicine|
CONCLUSION– The cysts disappeared in 1½ months . She never complained again. Images below.