Case Of Renal Calculi

Written by tanaypatel5212

September 14, 2021

Case of Recurrent Renal Calculi.

Renal calculi are one of the most common conditions nowadays in so many people. Almost every people have once heard about renal calculi or renal stone. Usually, if it is small in size do not cause a major problem but some times if it gets stuck in urinary tract it can cause problem to the patient.

There are different types of renal stone-like calcium stone, oxalate stone, indigo, etc. Here we have one case of recurrent renal calculi. This case is taken according to the homeopathic case-taking procedure.

Patient identity and reports are do not provided here due to privacy and other factors. Go through the case and make your totality according to homeopathy and practice to do repertorisation.

Preliminary Data

  • Name: XYZ
  • Age: 48 Years
  • Sex: Male
  • Occupation: Privet job
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Address: Surat
  • Marital status: Married

Chief Complaints

  • The patient is already diagnosed with renal calculi of around 20 mm in the right kidney,
  • Renal calculi are stuck in the bladder, due to obstruction in the bladder there is an accumulation of water in it.
  • And the cessation of urine from the last 6 hours. (Sabal serrulata Tincture is given with water)

ODP (Onset, Duration, Progress)

  • Onset: Sudden
  • Duration: Last 24 hours
  • Progress: Rapid.

Life Space

The patient belongs to a middle-class family and was poor when he was a child. After the death of his father when he was in 8th std his family faced too many financial problems.

The patient has 4 sisters. The whole family had worked hard during their early stages.

Thinks about family and business.

He wants to remain busy at work.

In 1994 he started a job in a private company. In 1998 his first child was born.

During this time his financial condition was very worst, but somehow he struggles and work hard for his family and newborn child.

In the year 2000, his second child was born, during these 2 years, his financial condition gets better due to hard work and dedication.

Although afterburn of his house he works hard with dedication and in 2003 he buys new home in surat. During this time first time, he was diagnosed with renal calculi.

Personal History

  • Appetite: 2 times a day
  • Thirst : 3 letters per day
  • Desire: Not specific
  • Aversion: Not specific
  • Urine: 12-13 times a day
  • Stool: Once a day satisfactory
  • Perspiration: Profuse whole body
  • Sleep: Sound sleep
  • Dreams: Not specific
  • Thermal: Hot

Past History:

The patient is suffering from recurrent renal calculi for years

Had done 1 time shock wave lithotripsy (SWL)

Family history:

  • Mother is 70 years old and has not any specific complain except a cataract operation 11 years ago.
  • Father died when the patient was in 8th std. (Proper age is not remembering)
  • The wife also had renal calculi (SWL is done, no recurrence of renal stone after SWL)
  • The older son is 23 years old also have complained of renal calculi
  • The younger son is 21 years old having no specific complaints.

Physical General

  • Weight : 76 kg
  • Height : 5’2″
  • Pulse: 84/min
  • B.P: 120/90 mm of Hg
  • RR: 16 per min
  • Skin: Having
  • Temperature: 98.6 F
  • Cyanosis: Absent
  • Edema: Absent
  • Lymphadenopathy: Absent
  • Tongue: Pink

Lab Investigation.

  • CBC
  • Urinalysis
  • S. Creatinine
  • USG Abdomen
  • CT Scan
  • Analysis of passed out stone

Differential diagnosis

  • Hydronephrosis
  • BPH (Benigne Prostatic Hypertrophy)
  • Renal Calculi
  • Stricture


  • Renal calculi


  • 1. Think about business and family.
  • 2. Wants to remain busy at work.
  • 3. Calculi in right kidney
  • 4. Severe, sharp radiating pain in the right lumbar to the right inguinal region.

Group of medicine

  • Medorrhinum
  • Sarsaparilla
  • Cantharis
  • Berberis vulgaris

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