International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences
2020, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part A
Homoeopathic treatment of plaque meningioma of brain: A case report
Author(s): Anil Kumar Tiwari, Srishti Singh, BP Srivastava and Aniruddha Banerjee
Meningiomas are generally slow growing benign tumors attached to the dura mater and are composed of neoplastic meningothelial cells. They form 24-30% of primary intracranial tumors. Most meningiomas are benign. Plaque Meningioma is defined by a sheet-like lesion that infiltrates the dura and sometimes invades the bone. A case is presented in this paper with radiological evidence of a thick meningeal enhancement in right tentorium. Malignancy and Extra cranial soft tissue masses were excluded. The patient was treated with constitutional homoeopathic medicines – Natrum Muriaticum 0/1, 16 doses up to Natrum Muriaticum 0/5, 16 doses each. Follow-up imaging at 3 months showed complete resolution of the plaque meningioma. This case report suggests homoeopathic treatment as a promising complementary or alternative therapy and emphasizes the need of repertorisation in individualized homoeopathic prescription.
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Anil Kumar Tiwari, Srishti Singh, BP Srivastava, Aniruddha Banerjee. Homoeopathic treatment of plaque meningioma of brain: A case report. Int J Hom Sci 2020;4(2):42-45.