A Case of Atopic dermatitis treated by Exteral therapy

외치요법을 위주로 한 아토피 피부염 환자 증례

  • 홍성민 (경원대학교 한의과대학 안이비인후피부과학 교실) ;
  • 엄유식 (경원대학교 한의과대학 안이비인후피부과학 교실) ;
  • 변학성 (경원대학교 한의과대학 안이비인후피부과학 교실) ;
  • 심성용 (경원대학교 한의과대학 안이비인후피부과학 교실) ;
  • 김경준 (경원대학교 한의과대학 안이비인후피부과학 교실) ;
  • 허인희 (경원대학교 한의과대학 안이비인후피부과학 교실)
  • Published : 2006.12.25

Abstract

Object : In this study, the effect of herbal external therapy, aromatherapy, herb medication against atopic dermatitis was investigated. Method : Atopic dermatitis grade and the effect of medication was determined using Kunz type and SCORAD index. Atopic dermatitos lesion was checked by taking pictures Result : The patient's admission SCORAD index was 74.2 but during 32 days admission treatment the patients's symptoms are getting reduced. At last when she discharged, the SCORAD index was 16.1. Conclusion : In this study, herbal external therapy, aromatherapy and herb medication were shown to treat atopic dermatitis effectively by decreasing itching, oozing, crust, dryness, lichenification. It is very possible that external therapy can offer a valuable mode of the treatment of not only atopic dermatitis but also another eczema.

Keywords

Atopic dermatitis;Herbal external therapy;Aromatherapy