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The case study about Polymyositis patient with respiratory symptoms
Lee, Ki-Su; Hong, Kwon-Eu
Abstract
Objective : This is a clinical report about the 77-years-old man patient with polymyositis treated by oriental medicine. Methods : The patient was treated by acupuncture and herb medication. The improvement of the patient was judged by MRC scale and CPK, LDH. Results & Conclusions : 1. Patient's symptoms(paraplegia) rapidly improved. 2. The level of CPK, LDH and Potassium are recovered to the normal range. 3. Associated with respiratory symptoms are getting better.
Keywords
polymyositis; diffuse interstitial lung disease; Wei symptom
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