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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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  • Reddish skin lumps

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What is Perforating Dermatosis?

Perforating dermatosis is a group of skin disorders characterized by the extrusion of dermal connective tissue through the skin. It mainly occurs in people with chronic diseases like diabetes, kidney diseases, liver disease, cancer, thyroid disease, or HIV.

Typical Symptoms of Perforating Dermatosis

  • Lumps under the skin

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

  • Skin redness or red bumpy rashes

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Perforating Dermatosis

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Do you have any lumps under your skin?

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

  • Do you have red skin or red spots?

Treatmentof Perforating Dermatosis

In most cases the underlying disease requires treatment first. Perforating dermatoses can be treated with anti-inflammatory medication, and topical medications applied to break down skin cells and reduce inflammation.

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  • Lumps under the skin

  • Red skin

References

  • Ladouce F, Beltzung F, Soubrier M. Perforating dermatosis in rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2021 Dec 24;61(1):468. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keab311. PMID: 33769472.

    https://academic.oup.com/rheumatology/article-abstract/61/1/468/6189037?redirectedFrom=fulltext

  • Grover C, Kharghoria G, Sharma S. Acquired perforating dermatosis: Response to colchicine. Dermatol Ther. 2020 Nov;33(6):e14492. doi: 10.1111/dth.14492. Epub 2020 Nov 9. PMID: 33135817.

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dth.14492

  • Fisher RM, Hadley G, Ieremia E, Moswela O, Zaki F, DeLuca GC, McPherson T. Natalizumab-induced acquired perforating dermatosis. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Oct;46(7):1373-1375. doi: 10.1111/ced.14699. Epub 2021 Jun 4. PMID: 34086353.

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ced.14699

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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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