Objective: This clinical study reports on the effectiveness of traditional Korean medicine on a patient with diplopia and eye-movement impairment caused by brain-stem infarction.Method: A patient with diplopia and eye-movement impairment caused by brain-stem infarction was treated with herbal medicine (Bogan-san), acupuncture, and moxibustion. We used the visual analogue scale (VAS) of diplopia and measured the patient's eye-movement range to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment.Results: The diplopia VAS decreased and eye-movement range improved after treatment with traditional Korean medicine.Conclusion: This clinical study suggests that traditional Korean medicine could greatly contribute to the treatment of diplopia and eye-movement impairment caused by brain-stem infarction.
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