miliaria crystallina


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mil·i·a·ri·a cry·stal·li·na

a noninflammatory form of miliaria in which the fragile subcorneal vesicles, about 100 mm in diameter, are filled with clear fluid.
Synonym(s): crystal rash, sudamina (2)
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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
See also: miliaria
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