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A Case Report of Trigeminal Neuralgia of Pregnant Soeumin Treated by Traditional Korean Medicine
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A Case Report of Trigeminal Neuralgia of Pregnant Soeumin Treated by Traditional Korean Medicine
Lee, Ji-Yeon; Yoon, Soo-Hyeon; Cho, Hye-Sook; Jeon, Soo-Hyung; Lee, In-Seon;
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 Abstract
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to report the effect of Korean medical treatment on a patient with trigeminal neuralgia during pregnancy. Methods: We treated a facial pain patient diagnosed as trigeminal neuralgia during pregnancy with acupuncture, cupping and herbal medicines. Herbal medicines were prescribed according to the patient`s Sasang constitution which was Soeumin. The severity of symptom was evaluated by Numeric Rating System (NRS). Results: After treatment, the patient`s facial pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia was improved. NRS score was decreased from 6 to 0. Conclusions: This case report shows that traditional Korean medical treatment and Sasang constitution medicine is effective for the patient with trigeminal neuralgia during pregnancy.
 Keywords
trigeminal neuralgia;traditional Korean medicine;pregnancy;Sasang constitution medicine;
 Language
Korean
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