A case of atopic dermatitis…Kali sulph
Dr. S. Saravanan BHMS
senior Lecturer, Department of Materia Medica, in Vinayaga Missions Homoeopathy
Medical College, Salem and well-known physician in the steel city Salem
has presented a chronic case history on Atopic Dermatitis, responded to
Kali Sulp. He is a best academician and clinician, has written many articles
in many scientific journals.
A boy aged 13 years was brought to me for the following complaints
History of presenting illness
boy had reddish patches over the face and neck with fever. The complaint
accompanied with diarrhoea. Local applications suppressed the lesions
and fever also subsided. After few days vesicular lesion started which
turned into pustules. They became very crusty and covered with yellowish
scabs, oozing a thin, non offensive watery fluid. Itching is mild and
aggravated night. Hair mating is another complaint noted without hair
Father has frequent urinary complaints and apthous ulcers. he had extra marital relationship with many ladies. Mother also complained frequent vaginal discharges with urinary complaints. Had suffered severe urticaria < dust and pollen. Sister had suffered from similar episodes in childhood. None of the paternal and maternal relation have suffered from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Tuberculosis and cancer
Personal history :
physical generals :
local examination :
cervical lymphnodes, nodular, firm painless.
Had treatment a various hospitals, finally at Jipmer Hospital, Pondicherry. They diagnosed as Erythroderma secondary to Atopic Seborrheic Dermatitis. Topical applications and internal medications were tried.
Repertory) : Page.No.
After repertorisation, among the choice of the drugs five, Kali sulph was selected
Rx Kali Sulph 30C tds for one week
A photograph was taken, Refer the back wrapper
Rx Kali sulph 30 / 3 dose
Ear discharge - stopped