An observational study to support evidence on the use of auricular points for diagnosis in cases of stroke, verified that auricular diagnostic method is specific in stroke. The pathological degree of positive reaction about auricular points in stroke patients is higher than those in the patients of non-stroke. See the complete abstract on PubMed.
Reference: Zhao L, Zhang L, Bao H, Yang S, Pan C. Correlation between positive reaction point of auricular points and stroke. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2015 Jun;35(6):609-12. Chinese. PMID: 26480570.