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Caroline M. Doan, DO

Caroline M. Doan, DO (Internal medicine)

Dr. Doan received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from UCLA. Prior to obtaining her medical degree, she was involved in oncology clinical research at City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in southern California. She attended medical school at Touro University California, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and holds an active medical license in several states. She currently works as a physician for Signify Health providing home-based health care.

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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  • Skin tightness of the fingers

  • Scars or marks from the rash/wound

  • Hard fingertips

  • Dark skin

  • Swollen lymph nodes above collar bone

  • Developed scars or marks where the rashes/wound was previously

  • Itchy

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Content updated on Jan 19, 2024

What is kimura's disease?

Kimura disease is a rare, non-cancerous chronic inflammatory disease characterized by lymph node enlargement in the head and neck, often accompanied by eosinophilia (high level of disease-fighting white blood cells called eosinophils in the blood) and increased serum IgE (a type of antibody). The cause is unknown but could be due to allergic reactions, trauma, or immune system problems. It's more common in young Asian men.

Symptoms of kimura's disease

  • Skin hardening

  • Swollen lymph nodes, usually small swellings at the neck, armpits, groin and behind the ears

  • Swelling of the affected area

  • Dark spots on skin

  • Skin Itching

Questions your doctor may ask to check for kimura's disease

  • Do you have skin hardening?

  • Are your lymph nodes swollen and enlarged?

  • Is the affected area swollen?

  • Do you have darkened skin?

  • Is your skin itchy?

Treatment for kimura's disease

Because the disease is so rare, there is no standard protocol for management of this condition. However, a combination of surgery, radiation therapy, and medications can be used to remove or shrink the masses.

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Reviewed By:

Caroline M. Doan, DO

Caroline M. Doan, DO (Internal medicine)

Dr. Doan received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from UCLA. Prior to obtaining her medical degree, she was involved in oncology clinical research at City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in southern California. She attended medical school at Touro University California, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and holds an active medical license in several states. She currently works as a physician for Signify Health providing home-based health care.

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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