Case Report of Successfully Treated Cellulitis of the Lower Extremity with Ji-daboku-ippo

Tatsuya NOGAMI, Nobuyasu SEKIYA, Toshiaki KITA, Naotoshi SHIBAHARA, Yutaka SHIMADA, Katsutoshi TERASAWA
2003 Kampo Medicine  
We report a case of a man with lower extremity cellulitis, who had not responded to a two-week treatment with cefditoren, being successfully treated with Ji-daboku-ippo. A 29-year-old man underwent an operation of the left knee six months earlier, and progress was good. However, his left lower extremity developed cellulitis. Cefditoren was administered, but it was not effective. We administered Ji-daboku-ippo, and his symptoms improved within three days and laboratory data improved within one
more » ... ek. We consider that therapy based on Kampo diagnosis is useful in the treatment of postoperative cellulitis on extremities.
doi:10.3937/kampomed.54.781 fatcat:4oa5qhrklnh2riqlyofer5x3b4