heat rash

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heat rash

n.
An inflammatory skin condition caused by obstruction of the ducts of the sweat glands, resulting from exposure to high heat and humidity and characterized by the eruption of small red papules accompanied by an itching or prickling sensation. Also called miliaria, prickly heat.

heat rash

n
(Pathology) a nontechnical name for miliaria

prick′ly heat′


n.
a cutaneous eruption accompanied by a prickling and itching sensation, due to an inflammation of the sweat glands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heat rash - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidityheat rash - 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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heat rash

n (Med) → eritema m (da calore)

heat rash

n sudamina (form), miliaria (form), sarpullido or salpullido, erupción f que se manifiesta durante tiempos de calor
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Miliaria rubra occurring due to the obstruction of sweat glands with salt may be observed on the skin (14).
The high incidence of Scalp ecchymosis, Perianal dermatitis, Miliaria rubra and Sclerema neonatorum of our study corresponded with the earlier studies (Nanda 1989, Rivers 1990, Nobbay 1992).
On the other hand they are also exposed to extreme heat (40AoC to 50AoC) in interior of Sindh province, southern and central Punjab, along eastern border and some areas of Baluchistan where hot and humid environment predisposes to skin disorders such as miliaria rubra and cholinergic urticaria, as well as, various forms of fungal, bacterial and viral infections in soldiers.
The differential diagnosis of UP can include urticaria, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, an allergic reaction/ drug eruption, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, erythema multiforme, fifth disease, folliculitis, guttate psoriasis, miliaria rubra, insect bites, viral exanthem, lichen planus, and scabies.