[Observation on the therapeutic effect of a red-hot needle therapy combined with blood-letting puncture and cupping for treatment of neurodermatitis].Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2007; 27(4):252-4ZZ
To search for an effective therapy for neurodermatitis.
Ninety-six cases were divided into 2 groups by random number table. The treatment group (n = 54) were treated by hot-red needle therapy combined with blood-letting puncturing and cupping at skin-injured area, and the control group (n = 42) were treated with external smearing of halometasone cream.
The cured rate and the total effective rate were 51.9% and 96.3% in the treatment group, and 28.6% and 81.0% in the control group, respectively, with a significant difference between the two groups in the therapeutic effect (P < 0.05).
Red-hot needle therapy combined with blood-letting puncture and cupping has a definite therapeutic effect on neurodermatitis, without toxic and adverse effects.