October 2009 | Vol 6 | Issue 10

October 2009 | Volume 6 | Issue 10


A Case of Hydrosalphinx


Dr.A.P.Sivakumaran, M.D.(hom)
"Gnana Pattarai"
37, SBOA Colony Extenstion.
By-Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu


       Dr.A.P.Sivakumaran, is a young homoeopath, dedicated and renders service to homoeopathy. He holds clinical meets and ore medical camps. He had authoured a book in tamil and his papers had been published in journals. Here he present a case of Hydrosalphinx.

    A 36 years old female presented pain during periods with tightness of whole abdomen. She had pain in the back< during menses. She had severe pain in left iliac region pain in back aggravated immediately after awakening, in the morning.Her complaints associated with dryness of mouth with increased thirst.

    Past History
       She underwent surgery for gangrenous torsion of the left ovary and left Oophrectomy performed. She had recurrent fever and had more temperature in the lower abdomen.

    Family History
       Father is suffering from diabetes

    Personal History
    She got married at the age of 18. She has two Children. Both are Full Term Normal Delivery

    Mental Generals
       Talkative,Having high confidence about herself
    Desire for solitude, interested in Meditation. Very much interested in religious activities

    Physical Generals

    Appetite – Normal, Avoid taking food due to fear of aggravation of pain.


    Sweat+ - Feels better by getting more sweat

    Stool –Occasional constipation.

    Urine – Frequent urination, feels better by more flow

    Sleep – Interrupted by pain

    Dreams – Occasional day today events

    Menses – Scanty but painful, feels better by more flow.

    Aversion to hot drinks.

    Desire for cold. Feels better by cold things



    Physical examination

    Tall, Fair Complexion, Good Looking & Not anemic.

    Weight – 63 Kg.

    Pulse – 92 per min

    CVS – NAD

    RS – Occasional Monophonic wheezing sound heard on auscultation

    USG : Plate-1(7-2-07)

    First Prescription 23.02.07
    Lachesis 200 (One Dose) administered with 120 ml aqueous solution 5 ml for every 1 hr. each time after 10 succussions.

    The remedy is selected based on totality of symptoms after reportorial analysis.
    She was adviced to take vegetarian diet and advice to avoid coffee and tea. Also advised her to stop medicine if she feels better.


          Lachesis which was prescribed on the basis of Totality, Reportorial Analysis, and Constitutional study has cured this case. Keeping Patience and Avoiding hasty Prescriptions gives always good results.