Auricular Acupuncture and Pores and skin-Most cancers Detection: An Alternative.
Med Acupunct. 2018 Feb 01;30(1):39-40
Authors: Federman DG, Holleck JL
Background: Auricular acupuncture is efficient for a lot of sufferers with ache. Many pores and skin malignancies and precancerous lesions are discovered on the pinnacle and neck. Practitioners of acupuncture are in a singular state of affairs to detect cutaneous malignancy at an early state. Case: An 83-year-old man referred for Battlefield Acupuncture was discovered to have a scalp lesion suspicious for malignancy in addition to a number of precancerous lesions. Outcomes: Referral to a dermatologist led to excision of a basal-cell most cancers and remedy of actinic keratoses. Conclusions: Practitioners of auricular acupuncture must be conversant in frequent pores and skin cancers and precancerous lesions; these practitioners are in a singular state of affairs to detect these frequent pores and skin lesions.
PMID: 29410720 [PubMed]