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  • Granulomatous Variant of Giant Centrifugal Miliaria Profunda in a Hypothyroid Infant: A Case Report. [Case Reports]
    Indian Dermatol Online J 2019 Sep-Oct; 10(5):564-566Chadha AA, Mahajan SA, … Khopkar US
  • The miliarias are a clinically heterogeneous group of diseases which occur when the free flow of eccrine sweat to the skin surface is impeded. Miliaria profunda is a variant with obstruction of the duct at or below the level of dermoepidermal junction. The giant centrifugal variant of miliaria profunda has been described in the past at the sites of occlusive tapes and in febrile patients. Thyroid…
  • StatPearls: Apocrine Miliaria (Fox Fordyce Disease) [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Litchman Graham G Sonthalia Sidharth S SKINNOCENCE: The Skin Clinic BOOK
  • Fox-Fordyce disease (FFD), an eponym for apocrine miliaria, is a rare chronic inflammatory skin disorder of the apocrine glands that is characterized by a pruritic papular eruption in the apocrine gland-rich parts of the body including the axillae, areolae, anogenital region, among others. This disorder was first described in 1902 by George Henry Fox and John Addison Fordyce as pruritic papules i…
  • Why does sweat lead to the development of itch in atopic dermatitis? [Review]
    Exp Dermatol 2019Murota H, Yamaga K, … Katayama I
  • Sweating plays an important role in maintaining temperature homeostasis in humans. However, under certain circumstances, sweat can cause itching. For example, when excessive sweat accumulates on the skin surface for a long period, miliaria can develop and cause itching. Subjects with dermatoses, such as atopic dermatitis (AD), suffer from itch when exposed to heat or psychological stresses, which…
  • [Multifocal tuberculosis revealed by pancytopenia: about a case]. [Case Reports]
    Pan Afr Med J 2018; 31:92Tiresse N, Allaoui M
  • We here report the case of a 58-year old patient admitted with respiratory distress, oxygen desaturation 65% while breathing ambient air and fever 38.5°C. Blood count showed pancytopenia. Ionogram objectified slight hepatic cytolysis and chest X-ray showed bilateral miliaria. BK research using sputum was negative as well as Genexpert TB test. Anatomopathological examination of the osteomedullar b…
  • StatPearls: Erythema Ab Igne [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Kettelhut Erika A. EA OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital Traylor Jeremy J Grandview Hospital Roach Joshua P. JP Grandview Medical Center BOOK
  • Erythema ab igne is a cutaneous rash characterized by a reticulated pattern of erythema and hyperpigmentation. This dermatosis is caused by repeated exposure of direct heat or infrared radiation to a person’s skin, often from occupational exposures or use of heating pads. While the rash is most often benign, its presence can be an indication of chronic inflammation or, less commonly, systemic ill…
  • StatPearls: Miliaria [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Guerra Karla C. KC Campbell Un/Cape Fear Valley MC Krishnamurthy Karthik K Orange Park Medical Center BOOK
  • Miliaria, or eccrine miliaria, is a frequently seen skin disease triggered by blocked eccrine sweat glands and ducts, causing backflow of eccrine sweat into the dermis or epidermis.[1] This backflow results in a rash comprising sweat-filled vesicle formation under the skin. Other names for it include “heat rash,” “prickly heat,” or a “sweat rash.”[2] It is most common in warm, humid climates duri…
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