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TE21

Synonyms:
  1. 耳门
  2. 耳門
  3. Ermen

Ermen
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Ermen(TE21,耳门) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyang Sanjiao Meridian of Hand.

Location

In a depression formed when the mouth is opened, anterior to and slightly superior to the condyloid process of the mandible.

Indication

  • ①Deafness, tinnitus, otorrhea ;
  • ②toothache, temporo-mandibular joint(TMJ) syndrome.

Method

Perpendicular insertion 0. 5~1 cun, with the mouth open.