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RAMOS PORTUONDO, Haydeé; ARIAS CHACON, Mariuska  and  CABALLERO ORDUNO, Adis. Value of the digital vein for the traditional diagnosis and prognosis of diarrheas in an infant. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.3, pp.320-323. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of an 8 months infant is presented. She had rural origin and is admitted to the Northern Teaching Children Hospital in Santiago de Cuba due to fever, vomits and diarrheas. Physical examination and observation of the digital vein was carried out whose result from the traditional medicine point of view was diarrhea due to cold-humidity, for which a therapeutic strategy was guided that favored the improvement of the diarrheal and emetic pattern, without using medication

Keywords : infant; San Guan; digital vein; pathogen factor; therapeutic strategy; traditional medicine.

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