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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.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



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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* Red heat rash (miliaria ruba) is also called "prickly heat" because it itches and burns.
Preterm neonates showed a significantly lower incidence of miliaria crystallina.
(92) 'Et qum apud veteres lapidibus miliaria signabantw: ponitur quandoque lapis pro miliario.
Identification and demarcation of the barracks planimetry from Cohors I Miliaria occurred during the archaeological research, in the campaigns of 1990-1992.
Paller, "Pustular miliaria rubra: a specific cutaneous finding of type I pseudohypoaldosteronism," Pediatric Dermatology, vol.
There are actually three different kinds of "heat rash," or miliaria, which is thought to be caused by an obstruction of the eccrine sweat ducts and brought on by warm temperatures.
Nessas regioes e comum as criancas apresentarem miliaria e estrofulo, sendo a papula, lesao caracteristica desses problemas de pele (8), e a mais prevalente nas criancas desta pesquisa.
Miliaria rubra was the most common while leprosy was the most challenging differential diagnosis [3].
C., momento de profunda confusion y transformacion en toda Hispania, especialmente en su cuadrante Noroeste, nos plantea si pudo existir alguna relacion con diferentes acontecimientos como su inclusion en el Imperio Galico y la reunificacion posterior, la creacion de la nueva provincia Gallaecia y el traslado de capitalidad, anticipados por la efimera provincia Hispania Superior (Alfoldy, 2002), o la intensa labor de adecuacion viaria de la region como pone de manifiesto su epigrafia miliaria (12).
Escobar and Sanchez, La Miliaria, among other encomenderas, also fought in court for the return of their encomiendas.