Brief Summary: On Jan. 26, 2015, Mr. Luo Benqian, came from the County of Zhongfang near our hospital, who had been suffering from recurrent pains of his knees for more than 10 years, and expectoration for half a year. He was hospitalized in our hospital. He achieved obvious improvement after 9 days TCM treatment with the help of herbal tea, acupuncture and massage in our hospital.

Record of Hospitalization 

Name: Luo Benqian                           Sex: Male

Age: 65                                              Marital Status: Married

Nationality: China                             Date of Admission: Jan. 26, 2015

Companion: Alone 

First Medical Record 

Date: Jan. 26, 2015                                Time: 10:00 a.m. 

This 65-year-old man had been suffering from recurrent pains over his knees for more than 10 years and expectoration for half a year. He was hospitalized in our hospital as a patient with hyperostosis over his knees for TCM treatment at 10:00 a.m. on Jan. 26, 2015. 

Essential for Diagnosis: 

1. In the past, the patient always had pains over his knees. In April, 2015, he was hospitalized in the hospital because of cerebral hemorrhage. Yet his condition improved after hospitalization. There were no food and medicine for him to get allergy response.

2. When the patient came to our hospital, there were pains over the joints of his knees, especially his right knee-joint. He could not climb up and down the stairs. The pains were bearable when he walked. And the pains were related with the changes of the weather. Whatever the weather was getting cold or hot, the pains got worse. In recent days, when he walked, it was difficult to bear the pains. There was no other discomfort. His urination and bowel movement were normal.

3. T: 36.5°C   R: 20 times/minute    P: 78 times/minute   BP: 150/120mmHg 

4. The patient had normal growth, physique and spiritual status. He cooperated with doctors when the physical examinations were made. He was in compulsive position. There was no yellow skin or yellow sclera over his whole body. There was no enlargement over his superficial lymph node. His neck was soft with no resistance. He had regular features. The pupils were round and approximately equal in size. The pupillary reaction to the light was sensitive. His trachea was symmetrical. There was no enlargement over his thyroid. The jugular vein was of no engorgement. His chest was symmetrical. Sound of breathing in the lungs was clear, without any rhonchi. Rhythm of his heart was 78 times per minute. Heart rate was regular with no murmurs. His abdomen was soft with no pressing pains and rebound tenderness. There were no signs of Murphy. There was no sign of deformity over his spine. There were no obvious pressing pains. There was no edema over his lower limbs. And there were obvious pressing pains around his right knee-joint, with slight swelling. There was movement limitation over his right knee-joint. The nerve pathological reaction was negative. The tongue body was dark red with yellow coating. The pulse was taut and slightly unsmooth.