This paper summarized the clinical treatment experience of XUAN Guo-wei in treating scleroderma. Professor XUAN considers that the basic pathogenesis is skin losing nourishing caused by deficiency of liver and kidney, deficiency of Qi and blood, cold coagulation and blood stasis and arthralgia venation. The nature of disease is deficiency in origin and excess in superficiality, and deficiency in origin is focused on deficiency of liver and kidney, deficiency of Qi and blood, while excess in superficiality is focused on cold coagulation and blood stasis;Professor XUAN put forward the principle that nourishing liver and kidney, supplementing Qi and enriching blood, warming Yang and dispersing cold, promoting blood circulation and dredging collaterals.
GUIDING JOURNAL OF TCM
deficiency in origin and excess in superficiality