Skin Conditions

Selected Clinical Studies of Acupuncture for Atopic Dermatitis, Acne Vulgaris, Urticaria, and Contact Skin Allergies

 

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Updated March 7, 2012

1.            Pfab F, Athanasiadis GI, Huss-Marp J, Fuqin J, Heuser B, Cifuentes L, Brockow K, Schober W, Konstantinow A, Irnich D et al: Effect of acupuncture on allergen-induced basophil activation in patients with atopic eczema:a pilot trial. Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, NY 2011, 17(4):309-314.

2.            Kim KS, Kim YB: Interaction and efficacy of Keigai-rengyo-to extract and acupuncture in male patients with acne vulgaris: a study protocol for a randomized controlled pilot trial. Trials 2011, 12:82.

3.            Son BK, Yun Y, Choi IH: Efficacy of ah shi point acupuncture on acne vulgaris. Acupunct Med 2010, 28(3):126-129.

4.            Pfab F, Huss-Marp J, Gatti A, Fuqin J, Athanasiadis GI, Irnich D, Raap U, Schober W, Behrendt H, Ring J et al: Influence of acupuncture on type I hypersensitivity itch and the wheal and flare response in adults with atopic eczema – a blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Allergy 2010, 65(7):903-910.

5.            Liu Z: Clinical observation on the effect of earlobe-bleeding plus body acupuncture in 85 cases of common acne. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2008, 28(1):18-20.

6.            Zhao Y: Acupuncture plus point-injection for 32 cases of obstinate urticaria. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2006, 26(1):22-23.

7.            Jianli C: The effect of acupuncture on serum IgE level in patients with chronic urticaria. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2006, 26(3):189-190.

8.            Fukuda M, Kawada N, Kawamura H, Abo T: Treatment for atopic dermatitis by acupuncture. Advances in experimental medicine and biology 2004, 546:229-237.

9.            Liu D: Pricking, cupping and qu feng tiao ying decoction for treatment of chronic urticaria. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2002, 22(4):269-271.

10.          Li L, Ding J: Treatment of urticaria with cupping at back-shu points–a report of 40 cases. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2001, 21(1):37-38.

11.          Lee AY, Eun HC, Kim HO, Moon KC, Lee CH, Kim GJ, Kim SC, Ham JH: Multicenter study of the frequency of contact allergy to gold. Contact dermatitis 2001, 45(4):214-216.

12.          Liu J: Treatment of adolescent acne with acupuncture. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1993, 13(3):187-188.

13.          Xu Y: Treatment of facial skin diseases with acupuncture–a report of 129 cases. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1990, 10(1):22-25.

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