Medical Case Studies

  • Abbreviation: Med. Case Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6532
  • DOI: 10.5897/MCS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 42

Table of Content: November 2016; 7(2)

November 2016

Percutaneous drainage management of an abscess developed from conservatively treated retroperitoneal haematoma caused by acupuncture

With acupuncture treatment becoming a widely used technique in medicine to control chronic pain, there have been increasing reports on its associated complications. Although pneumothorax is the most frequently reported, infectious complications may not be uncommon. However, retroperitoneal or intraabdominal abscess caused by acupuncture may be much more serious conditions than pneumothorax. We experienced a 67-year-old...

Author(s): Jin Soo Kim, Ki Hoon Kim and Woon Won Kim