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Case Number 79

  • Asaf Goldschmidt
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Part of the Archimedes book series (ARIM, volume 54)

Abstract

This case record is about distinguishing two similar syndromes. The patient presents symptoms which a certain physician diagnoses as an Immature Yin manifestation type of Cold Damage. Xu disagrees, and explains how to differentiate between the two syndromes Immature Yin and Immature Yang. The two share a common symptom, sweating from the head. In the former, profuse sweating has led to collapse of the yang qi. The chance of survival from this condition, according to the Treatise and Xu, are poor. The second condition, much milder and more common, is what Xu presents in this case record.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asaf Goldschmidt
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  1. 1.Department of East Asian StudiesTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Visiting ProfessorRenmin University of ChinaBeijingChina

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