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Miliaria
MeSH HeadingMiliaria
Tree NumberC17.800.946.492
Annotationa sweat gland dis
Scope NoteA 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)
Entry TermMiliaria Rubra
Entry TermPrickly Heat
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD008883


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17]
   Skin Diseases [C17.800]
      Sweat Gland Diseases [C17.800.946]
Hidradenitis [C17.800.946.315]  +
Hyperhidrosis [C17.800.946.350]  +
Hypohidrosis [C17.800.946.370]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeMiliaria [C17.800.946.492]
Fox-Fordyce Disease [C17.800.946.492.285]
Sweat Gland Neoplasms [C17.800.946.743]

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