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Disease Miliaria

Name Miliaria
Synonyms Heat, Prickly | Miliaria Rubra | Prickly Heat
Definition 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)
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D008883
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DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sweat Gland Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Miliaria

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Miliaria
  Fox-Fordyce Disease
  Milia, Multiple Eruptive