( Ex-CA Lifting the Stomach WEISHANG - Acupuncture Points ) On the Spleen channel, 4 cun lateral and 2 cun superior to the umbilicus.
How to find
The distance between the sternocostal angle and the centre of the umbilicus is divided into 8 proportional cun, which can vary considerably from the patient’s finger cun. Therefore, only proportional cun measurements should be used (helpful device:
elastic tape ➞ 2.3.1). From the centre of the umbilicus, measure 2 cun in a superior direction (location of ➞ Ren-10) and then locate weishang 4 cun lateral to the midline. 1 cun superior to ➞ Ex-CA (weishang) is ➞ SP-16.
Located on the same level are ➞ Ren-10/KID-17/ST-23 (on the midline/0.5 cun lateral to the midline/2 cun lateral to the midline).
2–3 cun obliquely in the direction of the umbilicus. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy.
● Gastroptosis, abdominal pain
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