Brief Summary: On March 9, 2013, Mr. S, from India, who had been suffering psoriatic arthritis, accompanied by pains over his vertebral column for one year, was hospitalized in our hospital. In the recent 3 months, his condition became severe. He achieved great improvement after two weeks TCM treatment in our hospital with the help of herbal tea, acupuncture and massage.

Record of Hospitalization

Name: Mr. S                                       Sex: Male

Age: 18                                              Marital Status: Unmarried

Nationality: India                                Date of Admission: Mar. 9, 2013

Companion: His mother

First Medical Record

Date: Mar. 9, 2013                               Time: 10:00 a.m.

This 18-year-old boy had been suffering from psoriatic arthritis, accompanied by pains over his vertebral column for one year. The patient was hospitalized in our hospital for TCM treatment at 19:30 p.m. on March 8, 2013.

Essential for Diagnosis:

1. The patient had been suffering from psoriatic arthritis, accompanied by pains over his vertebral column for one year. His condition became severe in the recent 3 months.

2. The patient complained that he suffered from stabbing pains over his vertebral column of his neck part, chest part and lower back part after fatigue and sudden-changed weather. When pains happened, there were reddish, edema and heat.