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Sarita Nori, MD (Dermatology)

Dr. Sarita Nori was drawn to dermatology because of the intersection of science and medicine that is at the heart of dermatology. She feels this is what really allows her to help her patients. “There is a lot of problem-solving in dermatology and I like that,” she explains. “It’s also a profession where you can help people quickly and really make a difference in their lives.” | Some of the typical skin problems that Dr. Nori treats include skin cancers, psoriasis, acne, eczema, rashes, and contact dermatitis. Dr Nori believes in using all possible avenues of treatment, such as biologics, especially in patients with chronic diseases such as eczema and psoriasis. “These medications can work superbly, and they are really life-changing for many patients.” | Dr. Nori feels it’s important for patients to have a good understanding of the disease or condition that is affecting them. “I like to educate my patients on their problem and have them really understand it so they can take the best course of action. Patients always do better when they understand their skin condition, and how to treat it.”

Yukiko Ueda, MD

Yukiko Ueda, MD (Dermatology)

Dr. Ueda graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine and trained at the University of Tokyo Medical School. She is currently a clinical assistant professor at the Department of Dermatology, Jichi Medical University, and holds several posts in the dermatology departments at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Komagome Hospital, University of Tokyo, and the Medical Center of Japan Red Cross Society.

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Content updated on Dec 10, 2023

What is eosinophilic cellulitis?

Eosinophilic cellulitis is an inflammatory skin condition with an unknown cause. In this disease, itchy, burning, red, and inflamed areas can form anywhere on the skin. The inflamed areas can look like a skin infection called cellulitis, but there is no true infection present. It may be due to an immune system disorder and could be triggered by insect or tick bites, medications, or surgery.

Symptoms of eosinophilic cellulitis

  • Blisters

  • Skin redness or red bumpy rashes

Questions your doctor may ask to check for eosinophilic cellulitis

  • Do you have skin blisters?

  • Do you have red skin or red spots?

Treatment for eosinophilic cellulitis

Treatment for eosinophilic cellulitis involves anti-inflammatory and other medications. It typically clears up in a few months.

View the symptoms of Eosinophilic Cellulitis

  • Blistering

  • Red skin

Diseases related to Eosinophilic Cellulitis

References

  • Ozturk M, Ucan E, Ibiloglu I. Eosinophilic Cellulitis Successfully Treated with Colchicine. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2019 Jul-Aug;10(4):467-468. doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_387_18. PMID: 31334073; PMCID: PMC6615380.

    https://journals.lww.com/idoj/Fulltext/2019/10040/Eosinophilic_Cellulitis_Successfully_Treated_with.19.aspx

  • Yeon J, Chan RC, Zagarella S. Eosinophilic cellulitis successfully treated with Methotrexate. Australas J Dermatol. 2020 Nov;61(4):e421-e423. doi: 10.1111/ajd.13358. Epub 2020 Jun 25. PMID: 32585743.

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ajd.13358

  • Sinno H, Lacroix JP, Lee J, Izadpanah A, Borsuk R, Watters K, Gilardino M. Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells' syndrome): A case series and literature review. Can J Plast Surg. 2012 Summer;20(2):91-7. doi: 10.1177/229255031202000204. PMID: 23730155; PMCID: PMC3383552.

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Sarita Nori, MD

Sarita Nori, MD (Dermatology)

Dr. Sarita Nori was drawn to dermatology because of the intersection of science and medicine that is at the heart of dermatology. She feels this is what really allows her to help her patients. “There is a lot of problem-solving in dermatology and I like that,” she explains. “It’s also a profession where you can help people quickly and really make a difference in their lives.” | Some of the typical skin problems that Dr. Nori treats include skin cancers, psoriasis, acne, eczema, rashes, and contact dermatitis. Dr Nori believes in using all possible avenues of treatment, such as biologics, especially in patients with chronic diseases such as eczema and psoriasis. “These medications can work superbly, and they are really life-changing for many patients.” | Dr. Nori feels it’s important for patients to have a good understanding of the disease or condition that is affecting them. “I like to educate my patients on their problem and have them really understand it so they can take the best course of action. Patients always do better when they understand their skin condition, and how to treat it.”

Yukiko Ueda, MD

Yukiko Ueda, MD (Dermatology)

Dr. Ueda graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine and trained at the University of Tokyo Medical School. She is currently a clinical assistant professor at the Department of Dermatology, Jichi Medical University, and holds several posts in the dermatology departments at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Komagome Hospital, University of Tokyo, and the Medical Center of Japan Red Cross Society.

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