Clinical Cases

Psoriasis in a Man of 63

Written by Dr.Jitesh Sharma

Dr. Jitesh Sharma presents a case of psoriasis in a man of 63. Despair of recovery, eruptions feet and hands and lack of vital heat were among the symptoms leading to the simillimum.

20th October 2018 First visit 

Male 63 years old, psoriasis since 30 years.
On palms, feet, itching, cracks, no discharge
Cold air aggr itching
Diabetes since 10 years

past ho:
diarrhoea and vomiting every year

family ho:
father – diabetes mellitus
brother – diabetes mellitus

physical generals:
diet -mixed
appetite  – normal, cannot tolerate hunger, fasting aggr
aggr perspiration
habit – alcohol, bhang, pan
sleep – sides on
chest – normal
perspiration – profuse earlier, now scanty
skin – psoriasis complaints
bladder – prostate operation done on 1994

family oriented
one son is settled another is not settled,   anxiety about family, sleepless from anxiety. Aggr contradiction
Thermal -chilly

Repertory sheet

20 October 2018
 Remedy – Kali Ars 30
4 pills twice a day/ sac lac 4 weeks
Kali ars 30 twice a day was repeated for 3 months and after  Sac Lac

Reason for Kali Arsenicum:

From: Substance Of Homeopathy – Sankaran:
Kali-ars is one of the most anxious patients in the Materia medica; almost crazy with anxiety. He feels weak and needs support (Kali) and yet cannot trust anyone (Ars). He is highly organised, extremely fastidious and very careful and cautious. Develops chronic inveterate skin complaints like psoriasis. Very chilly; cannot have his legs and feet uncovered

From J.H. Clarke:
Psoriasis: scaly itchings causing him to scratch till an ichorous fluid discharges, forming a hard cake. Discoloration of skin after psoriasis and lepra. Psoriasis in numerous patches, with great itching, the patches becoming more active, scale off, and are replaced by smaller, they leave behind them a red skin.


Psoriasis on palms and soles-decreased. Itching decreased.
New patches on both hands, but no itching.
Sleep disturbed – Awakes 3 a.m.
Abdomen: Gas formation (using allopathic medicine for it)
Remedy- Repeated

Follow up:
24.11.18  :  Fasting sugar-112.4  

Fasting sugar 105

Psoriasis- Much improved now

Remedy – Repeated


1. psoriasis- improved
2. Rt sided neck pain extending to right shoulder and right side of chest since 3-4 days –  dull pain  < when coughing, lying on affected side
3. numbness of ring & middle finger since 2 days

sleep- sound
appetite- reduced

Remedy – Repeated For 1 Month


Improved from before. Sometimes itching all over face, with some eruption <touching,  > scratching after. Itching sometimes in both palms. Neck pain better.


chilly patient

Remedy – Repeated For 1 Month

Follow up: 7.6.19  Slightly better after the remedy.  No more itching all over face and inner thighs.

appetite – good
thirst – 5-6l /lqli
urine – clear


Remedy – Repeated For 1 Month

13 July 2019 
No eruptions on sole or palms.  Feeling better,

January 2020 – He is still on Sac La and as of now, he has no symptoms still. under observation.

About the author

Dr.Jitesh Sharma

Dr. Jitesh Sharma completed BHMS in 2013 and then studied at IACH with Dr. George Vithoulkas. He subsequently studied under Rajan Sankaran as well as Drs. Mahesh Gandhi, Dinesh Chauhan, Dr S. Sarkar, and Dr. Amarsinha Nikam. He has been a part of several health camps at hospitals and private organizations. Dr. Sharma presented his paper “Evidence Based Homoeopathy - "A Case of Avasacular Necrosis Of Femur” at the 73rd Congress of the Liga Medicorum Homoeopathic Internationalis (LMHI) 2018. He also presented at the first Ayush International Conference & Exhibition 2017 Dubai and published numerous articles on the role of homoeopathy in treating acute and chronic diseases. He runs a homeopathic hospital in Odisha with a 40 bed IPD and OPD facilities, seeing more than 80-100 patients per day. Email: [email protected] Website:

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