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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2011, Vol. 9 ›› Issue (1): 36-37.doi: 10.3736/jcim20110107

Special Issue: Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Thread-dragging and pad pressure therapy in traditional Chinese medicine for treatment of pilonidal sinus: A case report

Jin-gen Lu, Chen Wang(),Yong-qing Cao, Yi-bo Yao   

  1. Department of Anorectal Surgery, Longhua Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 200032, China
  • Received:2010-10-25 Accepted:2010-12-03 Online:2011-01-20 Published:2011-01-15
  • Contact: Wang Chen

Key words: Traditional Chinese medicine, thread-dragging, pad pressure, pilonidal sinus

Figure 1

Thread-dragging therapy on pilonidal sinus at the 14th day after surgery"

Figure 2

All wounds were healed after 6 weeks"

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