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Descriptor in English: Miliaria
Descriptor in Spanish: Miliaria
Descriptor in Portuguese: Miliária
Descriptor in French: Miliaire
Entry term(s): Heat, Prickly
Miliaria Rubra
Prickly Heat
Tree number(s): C17.800.946.492
Scope note: A syndrome of cutaneous changes associated with sweat retention and extravasation of sweat at different levels in the skin. Miliaria rubra, or prickly heat, results from apocrine duct obstruction. The sweat then seeps into the epidermis, producing pruritic erythematous papulovesicles. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: a sweat gland dis
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 9071
Descriptor UI: D008883
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Miliaria - Preferred
Concept UI M0013866
Scope note A syndrome of cutaneous changes associated with sweat retention and extravasation of sweat at different levels in the skin. Miliaria rubra, or prickly heat, results from apocrine duct obstruction. The sweat then seeps into the epidermis, producing pruritic erythematous papulovesicles. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Miliaria
Miliaria Rubra - Narrower
Concept UI M0013867
Preferred term Miliaria Rubra
Entry term(s) Heat, Prickly
Prickly Heat



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