Eight years old girl J.M (Patient identification number - 13520) visited Life Force on 29th March 2010 for the treatment of Vitiligo.
Her parents had noticed few hypo pigmented spots on her chin and neck since 3 months. On examination under woods lamp it was confirmed to be small vitiligo spots on the chin and neck and a few upcoming spots on lips were noticed which were not visible to naked eye.
She was taking some conventional medicines since one month without proper diagnosis, which were safely stopped. There was no family history of vitiligo. Her maternal aunt suffered from hypothyroid and her father was suffering from Hypertension.
She had marked craving for non-vegetarian food especially chicken, fish and spicy food. Thermally she could not tolerate cold.
Emotionally she was very sensitive and obstinate.
After studying the case in details, Dr. Rajesh Shah prescribed her our research-based medicine along with his constitutional medicine.
At the 2 months follow up (June 2010) Baby J.M reported with parents. After examination it was found that that the existing spots were same still the results were encouraging as there were no new spots or spread in the existing spots.
At the 4-month follow-up (August 2010) the existing spots on the chin and neck were better by 30% and no new spots were noticed. On examination under wood’s lamp it was found that the spots on lips were better by 20%.
At the 6-month follow-up (Oct 2010) the existing spots on the chin and neck were better by 70%. No new spots were noted since starting the medicines. On examination under wood’s lamp it was found that the spots on lips were better by 50%. She was advised to continue the medicines.
Patient did not give follow up and visited our clinic after 10 months (September 2011) Fresh details were recorded. Old spots on chin and neck were as it is since the last follow up. She had developed one dot sized new spot on back and right arm noticed since 1 month. Spots on lips were same as previous follow up.
At next follow up after 2 months (November 2011) Baby J.M reported no new spots in last 2 months. Old spots on neck and chin were further better by around 80%. Recently developed spots on back and right arm had become unnoticeable. She had been advised to continue the medicines regularly for complete recovery.
This case demonstrates the beneficial effects of Homeopathy in Vitiligo and in children. Homeopathy is the safest and best therapy for children with skin disorders in general and Vitiligo in particular.
Case study uploaded by Dr SNB on 30/12/11