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A Case Study of Polyarthritis Treated with Dokhwaljihwang-tang

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2017, 29(4), pp.369-375
  • DOI : 10.7730/JSCM.2017.29.4.369
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine
  • Published : December 31, 2017

이재욱 1 Hyun-Min Choi 2 Eun-Chul Lim 3

1동서한방병원 사상체질과
2동서한방병원 한방재활의학과
3동서한방병원

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ABSTRACT

Objectives The purpose of this study is to report a case of improving various symptoms such as polyarthritis, dyspnea, fatigue, heat sensation. In addition, the promising explanation on the perspective of the heat and cold syndrome could be elicited. Methods Dokhwaljihwang-tang was prescribed for an outpatient for 3 weeks without any other therapy such as acupuncture, moxibustion and Western medicine. To evaluate the results of this treatment, polyarthritis was assessed by Visual Analogue Scale(VAS). The patient`s general condition such as digestion and defecation discomfort is assessed by the progress notes. Results&Conclusions Most of the various symptoms have improved by about 80 percent. It is more important to observe defecation, urine, cold symptoms and condition of hands and feet synthetically.

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