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Miliaria MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Miliaria
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.946.492
Unique ID
D008883
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008883
Annotation
a sweat gland dis
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)
Entry Term(s)
Miliaria Rubra
Prickly Heat
NLM Classification #
WR 400
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Miliaria Preferred
Miliaria Rubra Narrower
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