Clinical Cases

A Case of Neurocysticercosis Cured with Homoeopathy

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A case of Neurocysticercosis repertorized on a single SRP symptom.

Patient- Mr. Dharmveer Singh, Male- 21 Years, DOC- 10-11-2009, Regd. No. – 14366

General Case History-

The patient presented with epileptiform fits for three years, with annual periodicity, < commencement of winters. Aura felt as coldness in body and tremors in left hand with eyes open.

Thirst, appetite, bowels, urinary, skin etc. normal. No symptom to evaluate. Food cravings and aversions not marked.

Marked weakness of memory. Sad and depressed a day before an attack. Becomes unconscious after a fit.

Analysis of Case-

S. No.

Intensity

Rubrics

No.of Remedies

1

1

MIND – MEMORY – weakness of memory

331

2

1

MIND – SADNESS – epilepsy – before attack of – day and night

1

3

2

MIND – UNCONSCIOUSNESS – convulsions – after

15

4

1

GENERALS – CONVULSIONS – epileptic – aura

4

5

1

GENERALS – CONVULSIONS – epileptic – aura – coldness; with

2

6

1

EXTREMITIES – TREMBLING – Upper limbs – convulsions – before – epileptic

1

7

1

EXTREMITIES – TREMBLING – Upper limbs – right

6

8

3

GENERALS – PERIODICITY – year – every

39

9

1

GENERALS – SEASONS – winter – agg. – solstice; at

18

Repertorization –

sil.

art-v.

cic.

oena.

op.

sep.

kali-bi.

ign.

graph.

dulc.

32

28

26

22

19

16

16

14

14

14

2

1

2

2

2

3

1

2

2

1

1

2

2

2

3

2

1

1

1

1

2

1

1

1

1

1

1

3

2

1

1

2

Selection of Remedy –

Artemisea Vulgaris is the remedy of choice due to the rare peculiar symptom:

MIND – SADNESS – epilepsy – before attack of – day and night- art-v.

Prescription –
25-11-2009

CECT Brain – Findings suggestive of inflammatory granuloma with mild perifocal oedema high right parietal region. NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS.

Art. Vulg 30 thrice daily

11-12-2009

No unconsciousness after fit.

Art. Vulg 30 thrice daily

09-01-2010

No sadness before fit. Frequency of convulsions reduced to half, i.e. only twice in a week.

Art. Vulg 30 thrice daily

05-02-2010

No body coldness before fit. Only one fit last month.

Art. Vulg 30 thrice daily

23-04-2010

No tremor in extremities. No fit.

Art. Vulg 30 thrice daily

14-05-2010

No marked symptoms.

Art. Vulg 30 thrice daily

07-06-2010

Totally asymptomatic. CECT Brain – Tiny calcified focus in right fronto-parietal region.

Art. Vulg 200 one dose only.

23-06-2010

Cured

No Medicine.

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About the author

Firuzi Mehta

Firuzi Mehta

Dr. Firuzi Mehta qualified in homeopathic medicine in 1997 and then completed her HMD from the British Institute of Homoeopathy, London. In 1998, she also attended an Introductory Course in Anthroposophic Medicine and Iscador Therapy for Cancer at the Lukas Klinik in Arlesheim, Switzerland now known as Klinik Arleshim. After working for over 5 years with an eminent homeopath in Mumbai, to gain work-experience, she started her own practice in 2001. She reviews homeopathic books as and when the opportunity arises and firmly believes that one's knowledge is always incomplete and needs to grow. She is currently enrolled with—and studying for—the 2 year E-Learning Programme offered by Prof. George Vithoulkas' International Academy of Classical Homeopathy. http://www.homoeopathie.in

1 Comment

  • Dear Ranjeesh Kumar Sharma

    Very good and complete cure of a patient with brain cysticercosis Cured. very nice presentation. Congratulations to you and Hahnemannian homeopathy for such a precise selection of proper remedy.
    Well Done, Dr.S.Sadeghi

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