Miliaria


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miliaria

[‚mil·ē′ar·ē·ə]
(medicine)
An acute inflammatory skin disease, the lesions consisting of vesicles and papules, which may be accompanied by a prickling or tingling sensation. Also known as heat rash; prickly heat.

Miliaria

 

a condition resulting from intensified perspiration caused by overheating during hot weather or by wearing excessive clothing. The condition is observed most often in nursing infants and young children who are in poor physical condition or afflicted with such diseases as rickets, tuberculosis, or exudative diathesis. Tiny vesicles appear on the externally unchanged skin of the torso; subjective sensations are absent. Miliaria rubra (prickly heat), or itching inflamed nodules with surface vesicles, may arise. A secondary infection may develop, resulting in tiny pustules that dry into scabs. Treatment involves removal of the basic cause, good care of the skin, and observance of the rules of personal hygiene. Unctuous antiseptic powders should be applied locally.

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1 presents archaeological research section S01/2011 (barrack IV) from Cohort I Miliaria (Dimensions: 3 x 10 m; Orientation: North-South, drawn at north of the barrack IV next to room C).
of Patients 1 Pruritic papular rash 25 2 Scabies 15 3 Folliculitis/furunculosis 14 4 Tinea (dermatophytosis) 13 5 Xerosis/ichthyosis 13 6 Seborrhoeic dermatitis 12 7 Drug rash 11 8 Herpes zoster 5 9 Molluscum contagiosum 3 (nongenital) 10 Non healing ulcer due to furuncle 2 11 Impetigo 2 12 Dermatitis cruris pustulosa et 2 atrophicans 13 Folliculitis decalvans 2 14 Leprosy 2 15 Addisonian pigmentation 2 16 Lichen planus 2 17 Psoriasis 1 18 Vitiligo 1 19 Phytodermatitis 1 20 Asteatotic eczema 1 21 Warts (nongenital) 1 22 Herpes labialis 1 23 Pityriasis versicolor 1 24 Sporotrichosis 1 25 Keratolysis exfoliativa 1 26 Erythroderma 1 27 Miliaria pustulosa 1 28 Neurofibromatosis 1 29 Erythema nodosum 1 Total 138 Table 7: Oral Mucosal Diseases Sl.
In general, treatment for miliaria is conservative and focused on helping to relieve any immediate symptoms.
Bu belirtilerin cogu fizyolojik deskuamasyon, eritema toksikum neonatorum, milia, miliaria ve renk degisiklikleri gibi benign ve gecici durumlardir.
Also known as heat rash, or miliaria, prickly heat is an itchy and red skin rash which often causes a stinging, or prickling, sensation.
Seguramente se hace referencia a la Cohors II Miliaria Italica Civium Romanorum Voluntariorum (Broughton), y consecuentemente, reclutada en la colonia italicense.
Las entidades mas frecuentes fueron: pediculosis, pitiriasis alba, pitiriasis versicolor, nevus hipocromicos, picaduras de insectos y miliaria.
A Neronian inscription mentions road repair at Knossos itself, and a fragmentary stele that apparently delimited the boundary between Knossos and Arkades may contain a reference to several miliaria.
Medically known as miliaria, it is a very itchy, red rash that causes a prickling or burning feeling in the skin.
Some avoidable conditions frequently seen in nursing home residents are miliaria, xerosis/pruritus, scabies, and pressure ulcers.
A PRICKLY heat, or miliaria, is caused by a blockage of sweat glands.