Objective: In this case report, we aimed to determine the effect of Kyejigadahuang-tang on central post-stroke pain (CPSP).
Methods: A 42-year-old woman presented with whole-body neuralgia due to CPSP. According to the diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions (DPIDS), the patient was treated with Kyejigadahuang-tang. The results were evaluated using the Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) and Korean Neuropathic Pain Questionnaire (KNPQ).
Results: After administration of Kyejigadahuang-tang for 30 days, the NRS score decreased from 8.5 to 3 and the KNPQ score decreased from 151 to 51.
Conclusions: The patient completely recovered from CPSP following treatment with Kyejigadahuang-tang according to DPIDS.
Key words: Kyejigadahuang-tang, Diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions (DPIDS), Central post-stroke pain, neuralgia.