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Takayasu Disease and Homoeopathy

A disorder marked by progressive closure of several arteries having their origin in the aortic arch (carotid arteries). Signs of the disorder are absence of a pulse in both arms and in the carotid arteries. Other signs are temporary paralysis of the lower part of the body (paraplegia), temporary blindness, and wasting of facial muscles.

– thickening of wall of aortic arch + thoracic aorta
– chronic obliterative arteritis of subclavian + carotid arteries
– diminished pulses in upper extremities

SYNONYMS
/ta’kya’sz/, Takayasu’s arteritis, brachiocephalic arteritis, giant cell arteritis, aortic arch syndrome, also called brachiocephalic arteritis, Martorell’s syndrome, pulseless disease, reversed coarctation.

AGE
15 – 45 years old.

SEX
Predominantly female.

ANATOMIC LOCATION
Aorta, and arteries only.

CLINICAL INFORMATION
More common in Far East or India.

HISTOLOGY
Granulomatous with fibrosis and stenosis, in acute stage like temporal arteritis. In late stage, nonspecific fibrosis and chronic inflammation.

BEHAVIOR
Aneurysmal dilatation and rupture may result. Complications result from decreased blood flow to brain, kidney, and from associated hypertension.

Patient’s Name: Km. Priti, Age: 22 Yrs. R/O Giri Lake Colony, Kashipur (Uttaranchal)

P/C
Polyarhthralgia.
Hypertension- progressive, + 4 in SP and +2 in DP every month, but now could not be measured due to no pulse. About four months ago, it was 170/102 mm Hg.
General debilty, progressive.
Weakness, paralytic, of lower limbs.
No pulse.
Cheeks sunken.
Anorexia.
Anemia.

Investigations
MR Angiography- Shrunken, stiff and fragile carotids, hard, constricted non contractile aorta.
RA factor- Positive.
G-6pd- Deficient.
Hb- 6.2 – 7.9 in whole course.
Rubrics-
Anemia +++
Pain joints- +
Pain joints, wandering, erratic +++
Thirstlessness +
Emaciation ++
Pulse Dimished ++
Pulse imperceptible +++
Pulse Feeble +++
Pulse weak +++
Weakness Paralytic lower limbs +++
Irritability +
Company aversion to ++
Weeping Desire to +++
Consolation agg. +
Desire Sweets ++
Aversion sour +
H/O pulm. Tuberculosis in Child hood.

Prescription

Tuberculinum 1m Three doses on 11-02-2001
Sac lac x 15 days.
03-03-2001
No Change.

Cactus g 30 TDS
22-03-2001
No Change.

Baryta Mur 6x TDS
13-04-2001

Marked Improvement.
Treatment continued till now but improvement has been stopped for last 6 months.
Condition stable. No further deterioration.

Is there any more hope? Please help!
drrajneeshhom@hotmail.com

(c) Dr. Rajneesh Kumar Sharma
Homoeo Cure & Research Centre P. Ltd.
N.H. 74, Moradabad Road,
Kashipur- Zip- 244713
Uttaranchal (INDIA)
Ph. 05947- 260327, 274338, 277418, 275535
Fax – 91 5947 274338, Cell – 98 371 47000
E. Mail- drrajneeshhom@yahoo.co.in
drrajneeshhom@hotmail.com

Dr. Rajneesh Kumar Sharma

Takayasu Disease and Homoeopathy
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Last updated on April 9th, 2013 at 11:47 pm.
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One Response to “Takayasu Disease and Homoeopathy”

  1. yasin :

    my 25 years old sister is suffering from takayasu Arteritis. Her doctors have expressed a severe risk in surgery. please let me know if there is a homeopathy treatment for the disease. She is into medication these days.

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