Miliaria rubra is a papulovesicular eruption of eccrine sweat glands that often occurs in high heat and humidity.
Miliaria is also known as “sweat rash,” “prickly heat,” or “heat rash...
Rash appear after person has been in a hot, humid environment that causes sweating.
Rash appears as small 1 to 3 mm, erythematous, nonfollicular papules and/or papulovesicles on the up...
Avoid wearing heavy, tight clothing or garments that may cause friction.
Avoid plastic or occlusive dressings/garments in hot environments.
Avoid excessive use of soap and cont...
Secondary bacterial infections
72658003 Prickly heat
402822004 Miliaria rubra, infantile (disorder)
Miliaria is most common in the pediatric age group.
Topical mild steroid creams may be used to reduce symptoms.
Avoiding hot and humid temperature is helpful in prevention and treatment.
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<bold><italic>Figure 14.36.</bold></bold> Classic miliaria in a young adolescent; left arm.