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A Case-Report of a Taeyangin Patient with Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy Using Ogapijangchuk-tang
A Case-Report of a Taeyangin Patient with Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy Using Ogapijangchuk-tang
Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine. 2021. Sep, 33(3): 171-180
  • Received : August 20, 2021
  • Published : September 30, 2021
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Oh, Ji-Yeon
Kim, Won-Young
Lim, Eun-Chul

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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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