gum rash


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gum rash

A nonspecific term for a gingival rash described in infants and clinically associated with teething.
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gum rash

A red papular eruption on an infant's chin and anterior chest area seen during teething. It is a form of miliaria due to excess saliva coming in contact with the skin.
Synonym: red rash; tooth rash
See also: rash
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