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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2013 Aug;38(15):2468-71.

[Four hundred and eighty five cases of HIV/AIDS patients based on expert interpretation of characteristics of syndromes].

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  • 1AIDS Research Center, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100700, China.


This study aims to explore HIV traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) syndrome distribution and TCM syndrome evolution. The 485 cases of HIV/AIDS patients from 10 major regions of the AIDS epidemic in HIV. In this study, the interpretation of experts to explore the TCM syndromes in different routes of infection, different stage of disease, with syndrome distribution under different interventions. The results showed that Yang deficiency of spleen and kidney and liver Qi stagnation is the most common type in the patients who with sexually transmitted infections. TCM syndrome type most commonly seen in patients infected by the blood collection is yang deficiency of spleen and kidney and spleen deficiency wet-sheng. Including Yang deficiency of spleen and kidney with the highest frequency in patients with AIDS, people who with sexually transmitted infections and patients that treated with simple HAART were prone to liver-stagnation and spleen-deficiency syndrome. In short, such as Yang deficiency of spleen and kidney, liver Qi stagnation, deficiency of both Qi and Yin, deficiency-weakness of spleen-Qi, syndrome of damt-heat ftagnation were the main AIDS syndrome types.

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