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A Case of Psoriasis Treated with Soyangin Dokhwaljihwang-tang

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2015, 27(1), pp.171-177
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

문영호 1 Park Hye Sun 2

1동신대학교 목포한방병원
2동신대학교

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ABSTRACT

ObjectivesThe purpose of this study is to give an account of the effects of the Traditional Korean herbal medicine therapy which is based on the Sasang constitutional medicine on psoriasisMethodsWe diagnosed her as Soyangin(少陽人) based on her nature and emotion, physical chracteristics, symptoms. We thought Leaky Gut Syndrome is related to Soyangin Food Stagnation, stuffiness and fullness(食滯痞滿). So we applied Dokhwaljihwang-tang(獨活地黃湯) which is used to Soyangin Food Stagnation, stuffiness and fullness because her symptoms recurred as a result of Food Stagnation(食滯) after eating meat. The improvement of the skin condition was observed by Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) scoreResultsPsoriasis patient who was treated with Soyangin Dokhwaljihwang-tang showed improvement in Psoriasis symptom. This case study describes the effectivenss on psoriasis symptoms by using Soyangin Dokhwaljihwang-tang. ConclusionsThe PASI score of the patient reduced from 10.8 to 1.2 after three months of treatment. According to the result, we concluded that Dokhwaljihwang-tang had a good effect on psoriasis

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