Case report – Acupuncture treatment in patient with osteopenia and MEN1

Zhu, Jihe and Arsovska, Blagica and Kozovska, Kristina (2018) Case report – Acupuncture treatment in patient with osteopenia and MEN1. International Journal of Medical Science and Innovative Research (IJMSIR), 3 (6). pp. 99-102. ISSN 2458 – 8687

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There are many common cases of patients who come with endocrine problems which have resulted in even more complications. The treatment is slow and difficult because it is a hormonal and an endocrine system problem. The patients with endocrinology problems are usually fatigued and without energy, their metabolism is slow and all processes in the body are slowed down. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treats this kind of conditions for years and the results are satisfying. The treated patient is 25 year old young woman diagnosed with MEN1 post opp pp Insulinom, ospteopenia, adenoma of the pituitary gland and primary hyperparathyroidism. The condition is genetic and the patient's father is deceased from the same disease. 11 years ago during the surgery 2/3 of the pancreas was removed and the patient is let to live with only one part - the tail of the pancreas. The patient’s menstrual cycle is not regular and one year after the pregnancy she got galactorrhea. The patients was treated with acupuncture. 9 treatments were made in a period of two months. After the treatment the PTH level was normalized, vitamin D and Calcium levels were normalized, results from the hormonal test were normal,the menstrual cycle is normalized, no galactorrhea is present and the patient does not take hormonal therapy anymore. The patient is in excellent condition and her condition will be followed in the coming months.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Yihe Zhu
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2018 13:20
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2018 13:20

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