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What is Miliaria?

What is Miliaria?

  • Miliaria: A syndrome of cutaneous changes associated with sweat retention and extravasation of sweat at different levels in the skin. Miliaria rubra, or prickly heat, results from apocrine duct obstruction. The sweat then seeps into the epidermis, producing pruritic erythematous papulovesicles. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Miliaria: obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Miliaria: Introduction

What causes Miliaria?

Causes of Miliaria: see causes of Miliaria

Miliaria: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Miliaria.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Miliaria: see treatments for Miliaria

Name and Aliases of Miliaria

Main name of condition: Miliaria

Other names or spellings for Miliaria:

Prickly heat, Heat rash
Source - WordNet 2.1


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