Acupuncture treatment for spontaneous polyhidrosis

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Title

Acupuncture treatment for spontaneous polyhidrosis

Author(s)

Journal Publication

Date

2008

volume

28(4)

pages

262-263

Research Type

RCT

Keywords

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To compare the therapeutic effects of acupuncture and western medicine on spontaneous polyhidrosis. METHODS: Acupuncture at Huatuojiaji points was used to treat 30 cases of spontaneous polyhidrosis and the western medicine was used to treat 26 cases for comparison. RESULTS: The total effective rate of the former was 96.7% and that of the latter 57.7%. The difference in therapeutic effect between the two groups was significant (P<0.01). CONCLUSION: The therapeutic effect of acupuncture at Huatuojiaji points on spontaneous polyhidrosis was better than that of western medicine

Frequency of Treatment

>1/WK

Time in Treatment

N/A

has health condition studied

Miscellaneous

has study population number

56

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