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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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  • Red rash

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Content updated on Nov 2, 2022

What is livedo?

A type of skin discoloration with red-purple rashes in a net-like pattern. The most common form (Livedo reticularis) can be caused by various illnesses and usually worsens in cold weather.

Symptoms of livedo

  • There is a net-like or circular rash on parts of my skin

  • Skin problem in an area that was exposed to a heater or warming device for a long time

  • Skin redness or red bumpy rashes

Questions your doctor may ask to check for livedo

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose livedo

  • Do you have a net-like or circular rash on your skin?

  • Did your skin get exposed to a heating device for a long time?

  • Do you have red skin or red spots?

Treatment for livedo

Treatment depends on the cause. Avoiding cold and quitting smoking can also help.

View the symptoms of Livedo

  • Red skin

References

  • Sajjan VV, Lunge S, Swamy MB, Pandit AM. Livedo reticularis: A review of the literature. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2015 Sep-Oct;6(5):315-21. doi: 10.4103/2229-5178.164493. PMID: 26500860; PMCID: PMC4594389.

    https://journals.lww.com/idoj/Fulltext/2015/06050/Livedo_reticularis__A_review_of_the_literature.1.aspx

  • Sangle SR, D'Cruz DP. Livedo Reticularis: An Enigma. Isr Med Assoc J. 2015 Feb;17(2):104-7. PMID: 26223086.

    https://www.ima.org.il/MedicineIMAJ/viewarticle.aspx?year=2015&month=02&page=104

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Reviewed By:

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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