strophulus


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strophulus

 [strof´u-lus]
a papular urticaria occurring in infants.

strophulus

/stroph·u·lus/ (strof´u-lus) papular urticaria.

strophulus

(strŏf′yə-ləs)
n. pl. strophu·li (-lē)
A disease, especially common among children, sometimes associated with intestinal disturbances and characterized by a papular eruption of the skin. Also called red gum2.

strophulus

mil·i·a·ri·a ru·bra

(mil'-ē-ā'rē-ă rū'bră)
An eruption of papules and vesicles at the orifices of sweat glands, accompanied by redness and inflammatory reaction of the skin.
Synonym(s): heat rash, prickly heat, strophulus, tropical lichen, lichen tropicus.