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A Case-Report of a Taeyangin Patient with Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy Using Ogapijangchuk-tang

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2021, 33(3), pp.171-180
  • DOI : 10.7730/JSCM.2021.33.3.171
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine
  • Received : August 20, 2021
  • Accepted : September 13, 2021
  • Published : September 30, 2021

Ji-Yeon Oh 1 Won-Young Kim 1 Eun-Chul Lim 1

1동서한방병원 사상체질과

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ABSTRACT

Objectives This case report is about a Taeyangin patient with Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy identified as Hae-Yeok pattern using Ogapijangchuk-tang. In this study, we report the significant improvement of lower extremity weakness and pain of this patient after Sasang Constitutional medicine treatment. Methods The patient was identified as Taeyangin Hae-Yeok pattern and treated with Ogapijangchuk-tang. Guillain-Barre Syndrome disability scale was used to assess the overall function of the patient. The Numeral Rating Scale was used to assess the change of lower extremity pain. Also the change of lower extremity weakness was measured by patient’s expression and graded by Manual Muscle Test. Result and Conclusion After treatment with Ogapijangchuk-tang, patient’s symptoms were improved. And there was not any side effect. In conclusion, this study shows that Sasang Constitutional medicine can be effective treatment for Taeyangin patient with Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy.

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