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A Case Report of Endometriosis Patient: Evaluated by Total Symptom Distress and Short-From Endometriosis Health Profile Questionnaire
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A Case Report of Endometriosis Patient: Evaluated by Total Symptom Distress and Short-From Endometriosis Health Profile Questionnaire
Kim, Se-Hwa; Hwang, Deok-Sang; Lee, Jin-Moo; Lee, Kyung-Sub; Lee, Chang-Hoon; Jang, Jun-Bock;
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Objectives : This study is to report the clinical effect of oriental medicine on a patient suffering from endometriosis with chronic pelvic pain and other accompanied various symptoms. Methods : The 32 years old patient had suffered from endometriosis symptoms including pelvic pain, menstrual cramping, disuresia, and other pains over 8 years. The patient received herbal medication, acupuncture, abdominal moxibustion during 5 months of outpatient treatment. The clinical effects were evaluated through TSD (Total Symptom Distress) and EHP-5 (Short-From Endometriosis Health Profile Questionnaire). Results : The various clinical symptoms were improved during the treatment. The TSD and EHP-5 score also noticeably reduced. Conclusions : This case study showed that oriental medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion treatment appeared to effectively reduce various symptom of endometriosis.
Endometriosis;Pelvic pain;TSD;EHP-5;Oriental medicine;
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