Korean Medicine Treatment for 326 patients with Genital Warts : Retrospective Chart Review

성기사마귀환자 326명의 한의학적 치료에 대한 후향적 연구

  • Received : 2015.09.09
  • Accepted : 2015.11.06
  • Published : 2015.11.25


Purpose : To observe effects of Korean Medicine treatment for genital warts.Methods : In a single private clinic from February 2014 to February 2015, we did retrospective chart review for 326 patients with genital warts who had been treated by Korean Medicine. Korean Medicine treatment included herbal treatment and herbal ointment.Results : A total of 326 patients were enrolled in this study: 62.7%(n=219) male, 32.8%(n=107) female. In the type of diagnosis, new diagnosis was 45.4%(n=148) and recurrent disease was 54.6%(n=178). Complete clearance was achieved 63.2%(n=206) and treatment period was 3.5 months(range:1-9). Partial clearance-good was 15%(n=49), partial clearance-poor was 4.9%(n=16), non response was 16.9%(n=55) and the average treatment period was 4.3 months(range:1-14). In complete clearance group, female and the prevalence of less than 1 year were statistically significant(p<0.05). There was no recurrence of genital warts after TKM treatment during follow-up period(4-13months).Conclusion : This study suggest that Korean Medicine may be an effective treatment for genital warts.


Genital warts;Condyloma acuminatum;Korean Medicine


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