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Post-viral olfactory dysfunction treated with acupuncture

Post-viral olfactory dysfunction treated with acupuncture 1026315 AIM Acupuncture in MedicineHunter et al. acupuncture IN MEDICINE Letter Acupuncture in Medicine 2021, Vol. 39(6) 738 –739 Post-viral olfactory dysfunction © The Author(s) 2021 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions treated with acupuncture journals.sagepub.com/home/aim M.E.P. (general practitioner (GP) with Jane EB Hunter , Figure 1. Position of needles. 1 acupuncture experience). Ten 0.18 × Source: Image kindly provided by Dr. M Elizabeth Phillips , 13 mm needles (Styla) were placed Michael Cummings, British Medical F David L Walker Acupuncture Society. superficially at bilateral BL2 and and Dawn Busby LI20, CV24, GV20/22/24/26 and Millhill Surgery, Dunfermline, Fife Yintang for approximately 10 min Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife (Figure 1). The treatment sites were a combination of local traditional acu- Corresponding author: puncture points from different papers Jane EB Hunter, c/o Millhill Surgery, and added to those reported by Dunfermline, Fife. Email: janehunterfife@gmail.com Michael. While some acupuncture point locations including LI20 are in DOI: 10.1177/09645284211026315 the area of the angular vein with con- nection to the cavernous sinus, the risk of infection is believed to be minimal Background with standard hygiene precautions. Anosmia (complete loss of smell) and hyposmia (partial loss), accompanied after the third and fourth treatments. Case report by loss http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Acupuncture in Medicine SAGE

Post-viral olfactory dysfunction treated with acupuncture

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SAGE
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© The Author(s) 2021
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0964-5284
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1759-9873
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10.1177/09645284211026315
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1026315 AIM Acupuncture in MedicineHunter et al. acupuncture IN MEDICINE Letter Acupuncture in Medicine 2021, Vol. 39(6) 738 –739 Post-viral olfactory dysfunction © The Author(s) 2021 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions treated with acupuncture journals.sagepub.com/home/aim M.E.P. (general practitioner (GP) with Jane EB Hunter , Figure 1. Position of needles. 1 acupuncture experience). Ten 0.18 × Source: Image kindly provided by Dr. M Elizabeth Phillips , 13 mm needles (Styla) were placed Michael Cummings, British Medical F David L Walker Acupuncture Society. superficially at bilateral BL2 and and Dawn Busby LI20, CV24, GV20/22/24/26 and Millhill Surgery, Dunfermline, Fife Yintang for approximately 10 min Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife (Figure 1). The treatment sites were a combination of local traditional acu- Corresponding author: puncture points from different papers Jane EB Hunter, c/o Millhill Surgery, and added to those reported by Dunfermline, Fife. Email: janehunterfife@gmail.com Michael. While some acupuncture point locations including LI20 are in DOI: 10.1177/09645284211026315 the area of the angular vein with con- nection to the cavernous sinus, the risk of infection is believed to be minimal Background with standard hygiene precautions. Anosmia (complete loss of smell) and hyposmia (partial loss), accompanied after the third and fourth treatments. Case report by loss

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Acupuncture in MedicineSAGE

Published: Dec 1, 2021

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