Heart 7, Shen Men
神門, shén mén, "Spirit Gate"

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Pinyin Pronunciation:
Alternate Names:
NamePin YinChineseTranslated
Dui Chongduì chōng兌衝Protuberant Hub
Dui Guduì gǔ兌骨Protuberant Bone
Dui Zhongduì zhōng兌中Protuberance
Rui Zhongruì zhōng鋭中Edge
Zhong Duzhōng dū中都Central Metropolis
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Reference Source
Reference Source:
Point Location:
  • CAM
At the ulnar end of the transverse crease of the wrist, in the depression on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris.
  • Deadman
At the wrist joint, on the radial side of flexor carpi ulnaris, in the depression at the proximal border of the pisiform bone.
How To Find It
The location of this point is normally given in relation to the crease of the wrist. Since the wrist creases are superfical and variable anatomical feature it is better to locate this point in relation to the underlying pisiform bone.
The ulnar artery.
The medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve; on the ulnar side, the ulnar nerve.
The ulnar artery and ulnar nerve lie adjacent to this point.
  • CAM
Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch.
  • Deadman
Perpendicular insertion 0.3 to 0.5 cun or oblique proximal, medially or distal inserrtion 0.5 to 0.8 cun.

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