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A Clinical Case Report of Soyangin Patient with Peripheral Coldness

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2017, 29(3), pp.288-297
  • DOI : 10.7730/JSCM.2017.29.3.288
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine
  • Published : September 30, 2017

OH HYUNJOO 1 HWANG MINWOO 2

1강동경희대학교병원
2경희대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives The purpose of this study was to report significant improvement of peripheral coldness in patient, who was diagnosed with 'Soyangin Chest-heat symptomatic pattern' and applied medication based on Sasang Constitutonal medicine. Methods The patient was treated with herbal medications, according to his own symptomatology. The objective outcome was measured by thermography and the subjective sensation was assessed by using Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). Results The symptoms of peripheral coldness improved remarkedly without any side effects. Accessory symptoms and original symptoms also changed for the better. Conclusions This results show that it is available that peripheral coldness is treated with herbal medications according to Sasang Constitutional medicine, especially ingenious in terms of the fact that some patient can be diagnosed with heat-based condition on the basis of original symptoms, although his/her chief complaint is classified as cold pattern.

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