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miliaria

 [mil″e-ar´e-ah]
a cutaneous condition with retention of sweat, which is extravasated at different levels in the skin. Treatment is directed at reducing sweating by reducing the external heat load and avoiding irritating agents and tight clothing. Bland powders may be helpful. Called also prickly heat and heat rash.

mil·i·a·ri·a

(mil'ē-ā'rē-ă),
An eruption of minute vesicles and papules due to retention of fluid at the orifices of sweat glands.
Synonym(s): miliary fever (2)
[L. miliarius, relating to millet, fr. milium, millet]

miliaria

/mi·li·a·ria/ (mil″e-ar´e-ah) a cutaneous condition with retention of sweat, which is extravasated at different levels in the skin; when used alone, it refers to miliaria rubra.
miliaria ru´bra  heat rash; prickly heat; a condition due to obstruction of the ducts of the sweat glands; the sweat escapes into the epidermis, producing pruritic red papulovesicles.

miliaria

[mil′ē·er′ē·ə]
Etymology: L, milium, millet
minute vesicles and papules, often with surrounding erythema, caused by occlusion of sweat ducts during times of exposure to heat and high humidity. Backup pressure may cause sweat to escape into adjacent tissue, producing itching and prickling. Prevention and treatment include cool environment, ventilation, colloidal baths, and dusting powders. Also called prickly heat. See also heat rash.

miliaria

A condition characterised by multiple vesicles associated with increased heat, moisture and occlusion.
 
Clinical findings
Pruritus, hypohidrosis, irritability.

miliaria

Prickly heat Dermatology A condition characterized by multiple vesicles associated with ↑ heat, moisture, occlusion Clinical Pruritus, hypohidrosis may cause irritability and insomnia. Cf Diaper dermatitis.

mil·i·a·ri·a

(mil'ē-ā'rē-ă)
An eruption of minute vesicles and papules due to retention of fluid at the orifices of sweat glands.
Synonym(s): miliary fever (2) .
[L. miliarius, relating to millet, fr. milium, millet]

miliaria

(mil-e-ar'e-a) [L. miliaria, pert. to millet (seeds)]
An inflamed papular or vesicular rash that results from obstruction of the flow of sweat from sweat glands, esp. by occlusive clothing in warm and humid conditions. miliary (mil'e-er?e), adjective

Treatment

The rash often improves after the patient returns to a cooler climate or the affected area is cooled and dried.

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MILIARIA

apocrine miliaria

Fordyce-Fox disease.illustration

miliaria crystallina

A noninflammatory eruption from sweat glands marked by whitish vesicles caused by the retention of sweat in the cornified layer of the skin, appearing after profuse sweating or in certain febrile diseases. Synonym: sudamina

miliaria profunda

A form of miliaria seen almost exclusively in the tropics, frequently following attacks of miliaria rubra. The affected area is covered with pale, firm, painless papules 1 to 3 mm across. These papules do not cause itching.

miliaria rubra

Prickly heat.illustration

miliaria

A prickling skin eruption caused by blockage of sweat gland ducts and due to excessive sweating, especially in unacclimatized people in the tropics. Also known as prickly heat.
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Local adverse reactions may include atrophy, striae, telangiectasias, burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, and miliaria and may be more likely with occlusive use or more potent corticosteroids.
Lanugo hair, sebaceous hyperplasia, erythema neonatorum, cutis marmorata and iatrogenic bruises were frequently seen in preterm neonates, whereas miniature puberty, physiological desquamation, milia, neonatal acne, Mongolian spot, miliaria and intertrigo were more frequently seen in term neonates.
1999: Diet of nestling corn buntings Miliaria calandra in southern England examined by compositional analysis of faeces.
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The differential diagnosis of UP can include urticaria, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, an allergic reaction/ drug eruption, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, erythema multiforme, fifth disease, folliculitis, guttate psoriasis, miliaria rubra, insect bites, viral exanthem, lichen planus, and scabies.
En un neonato con alteraciones del tejido graso deben considerarse como diagnosticos diferenciales: el eritema toxico del recien nacido, la melanosis pustulosa neonatal transitoria, el acne neonatal, la milia y miliaria, acropustulosis del lactante, foliculitis pustulosa eosinofilica, esclerema neonatorum y necrosis de la grasa subcutanea, entre otros.
Es muy habitual encontrar representaciones de sirenas en el mundo romano especialmente en las dos primeras--junto con las no muy abundantes miliaria para calentar liquidos (Biroli, 1990: 232-233; Dunbabin, 1993: 123-127) y los balsamina para funciones cosmeticas (Szabo, 1984; Bolla, 1995)--.
In biology, the condition miliaria is more commonly known as prickly.