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A Case Report of Sweating and Palpitation due to Chemotherapy for Cancer in a Soeumin Patient with Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2019, 31(2), pp.31-40
  • DOI : 10.7730/JSCM.2019.31.2.31
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine
  • Received : July 1, 2019
  • Accepted : July 1, 2019
  • Published : June 30, 2019

LEE SEUL 1 Yong-jae Lee 1 Jeongyun Lee 2

1부산대학교병원
2부산대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives The purpose of this case study was to report improvements of a Soeumin patient with sweating and palpitation after chemotherapy for primary central nervous system lymphoma by diagnosing and treating as Yang Depletion Symptomatology. Methods The Soeumin patient was administered Bojungikgi-tang and treated with acupuncture. Global assessment scale (GAS) was used to assess the improvements of symptoms. Results Sweating was improved to GAS 20 and palpitation was gone away after using Sasang constitutional medicine treatment. Conclusions This study shows that Sasang constitutional medicine can be effective treatment for side effects caused by chemotherapy for cancer.

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