• Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

    Clinical Features

    Symptoms of chronic myeloid leukaemia 

    • Onset: insidious.
    • Dragging pain in left hypochondriùm.
    • Gradual swelling of abdomen.
    • Bone pains.
    • Anorexia.
    • Weakness.
    • Palpitation.
    • Dyspnoea.

    Signs:

    • Anaemia: mild to moderate.
    • Pallor.
    • Sternal tenderness.
    • Splenomegaly: Severe, Non-tender, Hard.
    • Hepatomegaly: mild.
    • Fundoscopy:Leukaemic infiltration, Haemorrhage.

    Investigations
    Blood

    – Hb%: 6-8 g%.
    – RBC: 2.5 million / Cu mm.
    – TLC:
    – 100,000 – 500,000 / cu mm.
    – Predominantly myelocytes.
    – Large numbers of blast cells in terminal stages (blast crisis).

    Bone marrow
    – Diagnostic.
    Prognosis
    – Guarded.

    Miasmatic Cleavage
    – Predominant sycotic disorder.

    Therapeutic Aim
    – To achieve remission.
    – To treat symptomatically.

    General Management of chronic myeloid leukaemia 

    • Bed rest.
    • Well balanced, nutritjous, easily digestible diet.
    • Maintain oral hygiene.
    • Plenty of fluids.
    • Prevent infection.

    Homeopathic Treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia 

    • Arsenicum Album.
    • Benzinum.
    • Carcinosin.
    • Ceanothus.
    • Conium M.
    • Hydrastis Can.
    • Phosphorus.
    • X-Ray.

     

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