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Miliaria Rubra

definition

Most frequently seen clinical form of miliaria, a common dermatosis caused by sweat retention and characterized by a vesicular eruption secondary to prolonged exposure to perspiration, with subsequent maceration and obstruction of the eccrine ducts. Lesions of miliaria rubra have a predilection for the covered parts of the skin, are characterized by pruritic small papules, vesicles, or papulovesicles surrounded by erythema and are always extrafollicular.

synonyms

Miliaria Rubra, Red Dog, Lichen Tropicus, Prickley Heat

UMLS

Heat rash, Heat, prickly, Heat, rash, Miliaria Rubra, Miliaria tropicalis, Prickly Heat, Prickly heat NOS, Rash, heat, Sweat rash

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4 images found for this diagnose localisation: upper back, shoulder region, diagnosis: Miliaria Rubra localisation: back, diagnosis: Miliaria Rubra localisation: back, diagnosis: Miliaria Rubra localisation: neck, diagnosis: Miliaria Rubra