Lung 7, Lie Que
列缺, liè quē, "Broken Sequence"

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Pinyin Pronunciation:
Alternate Names:
NamePin YinChineseTranslated
Tong Xuantóng xuán童玄Child Mystery
Wan Laowàn loá腕勞Wrist Taxation
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Reference Source
Reference Source:
Point Location:
  • CAM
Superior to the styloid process of the radius, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between brachioradial muscle and the tendon of long abductor muscle of the thumb. When the index fingers and thumbs of both hands are crossed with the index finger of one hand placed on the styloid process of the radius of the other, the point is in the depression right under the tip of the index finger.
  • Deadman
On the radial aspect of the forearm, approximately 1.5 cun proximal to Yangxi L.I. 5, in the cleft between the tendons of the brachioradialis and abductor pollicus longus.
How To Find It
If the forefinger is placed at Yangxi L.I.- 5, in the anatomical snuffbox, and moved directly proximally over the full extent of the styloid process of the radius, the finger falls into the cleft between the two tendons.
The lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve and the superficial ramus of the radial nerve.
The cephalic vein, branches of the radial artery and vein.
Cephalic Vein (Dead)
  • CAM
Puncture 0.3-0.5 inch obliquely upward.
  • Deadman
With the fingers of one hand pinch up the skin over the point, and with the other hand needle tranverseley in a proximal or distal direction, 0.5 to 1 cun, avoiding the cephalic vein.

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