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A Clinical Study on Abducens Nerve Palsy Patient Improved with Traditional Korean Medicine
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A Clinical Study on Abducens Nerve Palsy Patient Improved with Traditional Korean Medicine
Jo, Eun-Hee; Noh, Hyeon-Min; Park, Sung-Gu; Lee, Young-Jun; Park, Min-Cheol;
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Objectives : The aim of this report was to evaluate the effects of Traditional Korean Medicine (TKM) in a patient suffering from abducens palsy. Methods : Acupuncture was applied to Left Sojangjungkyuk(BL66, SI2, GB41, SI3) for 15 minutes in all visits. Herbal medicine (Banggihwanggi-Tang) was administered regularly three times a day after each meal. Results : Patient`s main symptoms remarkably improved after treatment. Conclusions : TKM therapy may be helpful in the treatment of ocular abnormalities related to abducens palsy.
Abducens palsy;Traditional Korean Medicine;Acupuncture;Sojangjungkyuk;Herbal Medicine;
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