Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy


Cancer, Chronic myeloid leukaemia, Homoeopathy, Imatinib, Platinum metallicum

Article Type

Case Report


Introduction: Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is a clonal myeloproliferative disorder of haematopoietic stem cell. Case Summary: This is a case of a 28-year-old female having CML for 1½ years, on regular allopathic medication. The patient was suffering from ulceration in the oral cavity, frequent offensive loose stools with melena and prolonged menstrual cycle with heavy bleeding for 3 weeks. After analysing the constitutional make-up of the patient, Platinum metallicum 200C was prescribed. Over a period of 3 months, the patient reported improvement in weakness, nausea, sleeplessness, irritability, heavy menstruation, loose black stools and backache. Until the last follow-up while submitting this report, the patient was on the maintenance dose of Imatinib along with homoeopathic medication.

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Wolters Kluwer India Pvt. Ltd.



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