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A Case Study of Patient with Diaphragmatic Hernia who was Treated by Taeeumjowi-tang
A Case Study of Patient with Diaphragmatic Hernia who was Treated by Taeeumjowi-tang
Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine. 2012. Mar, 24(1): 66-74
  • Published : March 31, 2012
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Kim, Min-Ji
Bae, Hyo-Sang
Park, Seong-Sik

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1. Objectives : The purpose of this case study is to report that the general symptoms in 83 years-old female pateint with diaphragmatic hernia improved through oral administration of Taeeumjowi-tang(����������) 2. Methods : We considered the patient as Taeeumin, and administered Taeeumjowi-tang(����������) to improve chief complaints, such as general weakness, anorexia, sense of distension, dyspnea. The change of symptoms were evaluated by VAS(visual analogue score). 3. Results : The patient received hospital treatment for 4 weeks, and the chief complaints such as general weakness, anorexia, sense of distension, dyspnea improved in general 4. Conclusions : The patient with the above symptoms (general weakness, anorexia, sense of distension, dyspnea) was confirmed as diaphragmatic hernia by chest CT scan. But the patient decided not to have surgical operation. Observating the progress, we treated the patient through oral administration of Taeeumjowi-tang(����������), acupuncture and moxibustion treatment. And the general symptoms improved.
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