A hedgehog-like appearance resulting from Hari acupuncture

Seong-Mi Park; Wan-Joo Shim
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1038
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the radiographic images of an 89-year-old female with a history of osteopenia and multiple spinal compression fractures who underwent Hari acupuncture. It says that the radiographic images revealed countless foreign bodies embedded over her chest, neck, abdomen, and pelvic area subcutaneous tissues, which were identified as the fine gold-needles used in Hari acupuncture. It says that in Hari, parts of the fine needles used are allowed to stay in the body.


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