Question- What is invasive Ductal Carcinoma of Breast??
Answer- Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC), also known as infiltrating ductal carcinoma, it is a very common occurs in 80% of women Symptoms of Breast Cancer
HOW TO START??
It starts on a Milk duct of the fibrous or fatty tissue of the breast
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma—Grade-1 (Post Surgery)
PRESENT COMPLAINT: Pain from centre of chest extends upwards to left axilla / arm pit area with swelling of the left hand. The pain is burning like fire ; continuously burning at the epigastric region ; from umbilical /mid abdomen down wards to lower abdomen . HER WHOLE LOWER ABDOMEN WAS DISTENTED - DOME SHAPED. She felt nausea and eructation if she did not take Antacid ( She is on medication and pain killers ) . She had already undergone resection of her left breast. As of now, painful lump is felt in the right breast also and in the bones . The pain is increased during cold and at night. Warmth and hot applications afford some relief .
1. LEFT BREAST INVASIVE DUCTAL CARCINOMA -Grade 1.
2. RIGHT BREAST SEGMENTAL; SUGGESTIVE OF FIBROADIPOSE FRAGMENT WITH FEW BENIGN DUCTS .
UNDER STANDING THE CASE : After investigations the mastectomy and subsequent needful procedures were followed. The patient is under regular medication as per the procedural advice . However the result is metastasis to the other breast involving other organs and the skin. The pains are unbearable for which it is natural for the patient to seek relief.
PLAN: First, approach to sooth the acute painful crisis, the patient is suffering from . I searched for a remedy that would cover the case with the help of Mc. Repertory and Ref. Works
SILICEA 0/1 , T.D.S. for two weeks
F.U.P. 14. 8 . 2018 delayed; as the patient had relief in her pains. The swelling of her hand almost subsided. The pains now appearing again as also the swelling of the hand .
SILICEA 0/1 T.D.S. Again for two weeks
F.U.P. 28. 10 . 2018
The patient was improving again with Silicea 0/1 . Meanwhile, her husband expired due to old age ; Eventually, the follow up was quite delayed
All her complaints aggravated. The family informed that she had been weeping with much sighing and grieving .
Ignatia 0/3 1-dose Placebo for two weeks; with the advice to take things seriously ; over the past two months Ignatia was repeated only once .
F.U.P. : 11.1.2019
She is better mentally and emotionally. The acute crisis of pains is now tolerable. The swelling of the hand subsided considerably.
Plan to prescribe in view of her cancerous affections.
Considered the following rubrics to search for the similimum.
1. Mind : sighing 2. General : cancerous; affections; metastasis to bones and pains at night 3. “ : pains; burning, smarting; fire like 4. “ : operations after 5. “ : pain; cold aggravation 6 “ : pain warmth amelioration 7. Chest : Cancer ; mammae; mastectomy of opposite cancerous mamma after
As per this , Reportorial analysis Phytolacca 30 B.D. for two weeks.
To follow up immediately in case of any difficulty.
investigation report is given below .
With further improvement the patient feels hopeful & toward to Cure
It is easier to perceive the mental state / state of disposition of the patient while in acute crisis.
The plan, first to prescribe as per the immediate needs of the acute crisis , the patient is experiencing.
Later on, consider the treatment for the main complaint and for the patient him self.
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