Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy


Argentum nitricum, Deep vein thrombosis, Homoeopathy, LM potency, Postthrombotic syndrome, Wells score

Article Type

Case Report


A 46-year-old woman consulted for right-sided deep vein thrombosis in external iliac, common femoral, superficial femoral and popliteal veins with extension along with postthrombotic syndrome. After homoeopathic consultation, she was prescribed Argentum nitricum in ascending LM potencies. Symptomatic relief was reported within 2 weeks of treatment, and gradually the quality of life improved after simultaneous reduction in pain due to other complaints of sciatica and osteoarthrosis. Venous Doppler studies repeated a year later showed complete resolution of the medical condition with homoeopathic drug therapy alone. The physical examination also revealed a reduction in limb circumference.

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Wolters Kluwer India Pvt. Ltd.



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