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A Case Report of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with Raynaud's Phenomenon Treated by Bee Venom and Carthami Flos Pharmacopuncture

봉약침과 홍화약침으로 치료한 레이노 현상을 동반한 수근관증후군 환자 1례

  • Choi, Seok-Woo (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Oriental Medicine Woosuk University) ;
  • Park, Pyeong-Beom (Department of Oriental Pathology, College of Oriental Medicine Woosuk University) ;
  • Oh, Sung-Jong (Department of Meridian & Acupoint, College of Oriental Medicine Woosuk University)
  • 최석우 (우석대학교 한의과대학 침구학교실) ;
  • 박평범 (우석대학교 한의과대학 병리학교실) ;
  • 오성종 (우석대학교 한의과대학 경혈학교실)
  • Published : 2009.03.30

Abstract

Objectives : This study is to report the effect of Pharmacopuncture therapy on a patient suffering from the pain and cold intolerance of hand caused by Carpal tunnel syndrome with Raynaud's phenomenon. Methods : We had treated the patient diagnosed as Carpal tunnel syndrome with Raynaud's phenomenon by Sweet BV and CF pharmacopuncture. We injected Sweet BV and CF into acupuncture points on both hands - Sweet BV into Baxie (EX-UE9), CF into Naegwan ($PC_6$) and Daereung ($PC_7$). And then we evaluated her symptoms by VAS (Visual Analog Scale). Results : Clinical symptoms about Carpal tunnel syndrome with Raynaud's phenomenon were remarkably improved by Sweet BV and CF Pharmacopuncture. Conclusion : Therefore, we concluded that pharmacopuncture therapy - Sweet BV, CF etc. - may be useful to treat Carpal tunnel syndrome with Raynaud's phenomenon.

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