A Clinical Report of Seborrheic Dermatitis

지루성 피부염의 한방 치험 1례

  • Received : 2014.10.13
  • Accepted : 2014.11.12
  • Published : 2014.11.25


Objective : The purpose of this report is to know the effect of Sopung-san and Cheonggisamseup-tang(消風散 合 淸肌滲濕湯) on seborrheic dermatitis. Methods : We experienced one case of seborrheic dermatitis patient with Sopung-san and Cheonggisamseup-tang. To evaluate the effectiveness of this treatment, we used the Visual Analogue Scale(VAS) about symptoms of flare, itching, and observe scales. Results : After the treatment, the grade of flare and itching VAS was decreased, and clinical symptoms were improved including scales. Conclusion : The result indicate that Sopung-san and Cheonggisamseup-tang is helpful in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis. And an author consider that additional clinical studies are needed to verify the effectiveness of herbal medicine with objective assessment tools.


Seborrheic dermatitis;Sopung-san and Cheonggisamseup-tang


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