Area-time acupuncture for intractable cough after lupus nephropathy: A case report and literature evaluate.
Drugs (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(51):e9309
Authors: Guo T, Chen Z, Tai X, Liu Z, Zhu M
RATIONALE: Some intractable persistent cough stays a standard grievance for in search of medical care. Unexplained cough in lupus nephropathy affected person is uncommon and therapeutic choices are restricted.
PATIENT CONCERNS: A 57 year-old girl with a 7-year historical past of lupus nephropathy. She has suffered from persistent cough for three years accompanied with persistent low again ache and fatigue, as the standard remedy can’t relieve the signs.
DIAGNOSES: The lady is recognized as intractable cough after lupus nephropathy.
INTERVENTIONS: 9 occasions space-time acupuncture (STA) remedy was carried out.
OUTCOMES: The cough, in addition to different uncomfortable signs like persistent low-back ache and fatigue have resolved, and no relapse for one yr follow-up.
LESSONS: STA could also be an efficient remedy to deal with intractable persistent cough.
PMID: 29390501 [PubMed – in process]