Consideration of the Nature of Disease

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  • Cho Seoung Yeoun (Department of Pathology, College of Oriental Medicine, Woosuk University) ;
  • Lee Kwang Gyu (Department of Pathology, College of Oriental Medicine, Woosuk University)
  • 조성연 (우석대학교 한의과대학 한방병리학교실) ;
  • 이광규 (우석대학교 한의과대학 한방병리학교실)
  • Published : 2002.10.01


The main current in the pathology of oriental medicine is composed of etiologic factor, pathogenesis and clinical manifestation. The access of a disease is consist of etiologic factor, location of the lesion, nature of the disease and patient's condition. The nature of disease and the property of a drug are inseparably related to each other. The nature of disease is composed of six exogenous factors, cold and heat, deficiendy and excess, Yinyang and pain. Cold nature is divided into cold symptom due to excess and asthenia cold, fever nature is divided into sthenic fever and asthenic fever. According to the location, cold and heat can be subdivided into heat in the upper and cold in the lower, cold in the upper and heat in the lower, exterior cold and interior heat, exterior heat and interior cold. Yin syndrome characterized by hypofunction of the viscera is generated from insufficiency of yang-qi, excess of yin-coldness, deficiency of both qi and the blood.


  1. 黃帝內經素問(下) 김달호편
  2. 中醫病理 賴疇(外二人編著)
  3. 中醫診斷學 鄧鐵濤
  4. 中醫證候病理學 匡調元
  5. 中醫病理學 匡調元
  6. 中藥藥性論 高曉山(主編)
  7. 辨證診斷學 朴英培
  8. 中醫症證病三聯診療 歐陽錡
  9. 中醫病機論 成肇智