Introduction: Psoriasis is a prevalent, genetically determined, inflammatory skin disorder of unknown cause marked by well-demarcated, raised, red scaling patches that preferentially locate to the extensor surfaces in its most common form . It is a chronic, non-communicable, painful, disfiguring, and disabling disease for which there is currently no cure in conventional method of treatment and is associated with a significant negative impact on the patient's quality of life. However, sin the conventional medical system, topical and systemic therapies, as well as phototherapy, are available . Homoeopathic medicines have been found to be effective in treating such cases. We aim to report here a case treated with homoeopathic constitutional medicine with photographic evidences. This case study suggests that homoeopathic individualized constitutional medicine prescribed on the basis of totality of symptoms could be a promising treatment option for the patients suffering from psoriasis.
Case summary: A 17 year old female patient presented with the symptoms of widespread red, thick, hard scaly eruptions from last 4 years. Clinically it was diagnosed as psoriasis. Individualized homoeopathic medicine was prescribed which showed a positive role in the treatment of psoriasis. Modified Naranjo criteria were used to show causal attribution of changes in her condition to homoeopathic treatment. Future observational studies and randomized control trials are suggested to ascertain the efficacy of homoeopathy in the cases of psoriasis.