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[New Latin (fēbris) miliāria, miliary (fever), feminine of Latin miliārius, of millet; see miliary.]

mil′i·ar′i·al adj.
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(Pathology) an acute itching eruption of the skin, caused by blockage of the sweat glands. Nontechnical names: heat rash or prickly heat
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin miliārius miliary]
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(ˌmɪl iˈɛər i ə)

an inflammatory disease of the skin, located about the sweat glands, marked by the formation of vesicles or papules resembling millet seeds; prickly heat.
[1700–10; < New Latin miliāria, Latin: feminine of miliārius miliary]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miliaria - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humiditymiliaria - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
rash, roseola, skin rash, efflorescence - any red eruption of the skin
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n sudamina (form), miliaria (form), sarpullido or salpullido, erupción f que se manifiesta durante tiempos de calor
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"Heat rash, also called miliaria, is best treated and avoided by using a cool fan and not lying in bed for long periods of time," says Dr.
Finally, the original Ecnomiohyla miliaria listed by Bolanos and Ehmcke (1996) was indeed an E.
Olgular toksik eritem, yenidogan sefalik pustulosis, milia, pustuler miliaria, bromur, iyodur, epdantoin ve lityuma bagli dokuntulerle karisabilmektedir.
Parents' Concerns about the Newborn During Nursing Consultations Brazil, 2016 Need for Physical Protection, Safety, and Regulation N (%) Respiratory signs and symptoms 13 (28.9%) Routine care (newborn's sleep pattern, umbilical stump, 9 (20%) regurgitation, defecation) Infant colic of the newborn 5 (11%) Skin conditions (miliaria, diaper dermatitis, and scratches) 4 (8.9%) Breastfeeding (breast engorgement and insufficient breast 4 (8.9%) milk) Health problems (heart murmur, ocular hemorrhage, and 4 (8.9%) hematuria) General fears (nails cut, falls, vaccination) 3 (6.7%) Jaundice 3 (6.7%) Total 45 (100%) Table 3.
Schachner noted that the differential diagnosis of noninfectious, usually benign neonatal vesiculopustular lesions includes acropustulosis of infancy; eosinophilic pustular folliculitis; erythema toxicum neonatorum; miliaria crystallina, rubra, or profunda; transient neonatal pustular melanosis; and neonatal sucking blisters.
Fox-Fordyce Disease (FFD), also known as apocrine miliaria, is an inflammatory skin condition postulated to occur when apocrine or apo-eccrine sweat ducts become occluded and inflamed (20-22).
Miliaria rubra occurring due to the obstruction of sweat glands with salt may be observed on the skin (14).
The incidence of eczema also depends upon environmental factors, season, genetic constitution and individual predisposition.3 Moreover, different degrees of exposure to external factors and different levels of functional development of skin may give rise to differential prevalence of dermatoses among infants, toddlers and children.14 In our study, miliaria was present in 8 (2.3%) cases.
Drug eruptions were followed in frequency by atopic dermatitis, irritant or allergic contact dermatitis, and miliaria as being the most common final diagnoses.
The non-infective skin dermatoses include miliaria, eczematous eruptions, (11) diseases of subcutaneous fat, (12) dermatoses acquired transplacentally and birth traumatic lesions.
Prickly heat or miliaria rubra is infrequently seen in the South African (SA) context, but occurs in humid or tropical climates owing to exocrine sweat duct blockage during copious or prolonged sweating.
hortulana, and corn buntings Miliaria calandra in farmland of east-central Poland.