Abstract Title:

Treatment of post-mastectomy pain syndrome with acupuncture: a case report.

Abstract Source:

Acupunct Med. 2014 Apr ;32(2):183-5. Epub 2013 Nov 15. PMID: 24240772

Abstract Author(s):

Joshua Bauml, Coby Basal, Jun J Mao

Article Affiliation:

Joshua Bauml


Post-mastectomy pain syndrome (PMPS) is a common and severe neuropathic pain syndrome arising after breast surgery. Since few effective allopathic treatments exist for PMPS, many patients may seek assistance from complementary and alternative medicine. Here, we report a case of a woman with severe and persistent PMPS who was successfully treated with acupuncture.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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