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A Review on the Pharmacopuncture Used in Herpes Zoster Related Articles Published in the Journal of Korean Medicine
A Review on the Pharmacopuncture Used in Herpes Zoster Related Articles Published in the Journal of Korean Medicine
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology. 2016. Feb, 29(1): 113-122
  • Published : February 25, 2016
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Cho Young-Sun
Sim Sung-Yong

Abstract
Objective : This study was carried out to analyze the trends of pharmacopuncture used to treat Herpes Zoster related articles that have been published in the Korean medicine journal.Method : We studied 14 research papers treated with pharmacopuncture for Herpes Zoster in Korean medicine journal. We analyzed for type of pharmacopuncture used, treatment point and clinical type.Results : 1. The number of searched journal is 14 papers. 2. The most common clinical type is herpes zoster generalisatus. Others types are postherpetic neuralgia, ramsay hunt syndrome, herpes zoster ophthalmicus, postherpetic paralysis 3. Pharmacopunctures used to treat herpes zoster are BV, Hwangreonhaedok-tang pharmacopuncture, Ginseng Pharmacopuncture, CF, JsD, Immuno-yakchim, etc. The most frequently used type of harmacopuncture is BV. 4. The most used part as a treatment point is a-shi point.Conclusions : It is needed to improve the cure rate through a comprehensive analysis of the Herpes zoster treatments. It is necessary to comprehensively analyze the treatments to increase the cure rate of about Herpes zoster.
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