heat rash

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heat rash

[′hēt ‚rash]
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If a patient has miliaria rubra and seems to be very itchy and uncomfortable, that can be managed topically with calamine lotion, lanolin, or topical corticosteroids if needed.
Problem Morphology Hyperplastic or Squamous cell carcinoma Neoplastic Conditions Inclusion cyst/epidermoid cyst Foreign body reaction Callus Verrucous hyperplasia Disruption of Skin Integrity Wound dehiscence Irritation/abrasion Blister/erosion/ulcer Follicular and Pseudofollicular Folliculitis Inflammation Miliaria rubra Interfollicular Inflammation Eczema craquele Dermatophytosis Allergic contact dermatitis Irritant dermatitis Infection Cellulitis Table 5.
A PRICKLY heat, or miliaria rubra, is a fine, bumpy, itchy rash that occurs mainly on the trunk and the nape of the neck.