Effectiveness of Thuja occidentalis in the treatment of cutaneous horn on eyelid: A case report
Author(s): Lilian Blanco and Thippi Thiagarajan
Background: A cutaneous horn is a firm, conical, hyperkeratotic epithelial lesion resembling an animal horn. It can vary in size from a few millimeters to several centimeters. They are frequently associated with various benign, premalignant and malignant lesions, and therefore have a clinical significance.
Case summary: A 55 years old male patient reported to Dr. Girendra Pal Homoeopathic Hospital and Research Centre in outpatient department on 26/12/2020 with clinical condition of cutaneous horn presented as a well-defined elevated cutaneous mass of size 2cm long and 1cm in width with the clinical appearance of an antler (horn) or spike projecting vertically off the skin of left upper eyelid. The patient responded well with Thuja occidentalis with complete recovery within 1 month. Hence, this case emphasizes the importance of Thuja in the treatment of cutaneous horn.
Lilian Blanco, Thippi Thiagarajan. Effectiveness of Thuja occidentalis in the treatment of cutaneous horn on eyelid: A case report. Int J Hom Sci 2021;5(2):05-08. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2021.v5.i2a.353