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Heat Rash (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

heat rash, prickly heat rash, baby heat rash, adult heat rash, infant heat rash, children's heat rash, heat rash pimples, miliaria, clear heat rash, miliaria crystalline, white/yellow heat rash, miliaria pustulosa, red heat rash, miliaria rubra, deep heat rash, miliaria profunda.

Author and Editor

Author: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Editor: William C. Shiel, Jr., MD, FACP, FAACR

REFERENCE:

Rakel R. Textbook of Family Medicine. 7th edition. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier. 2007

Previous contributing author: Nili N. Alai, MD, FAAD


Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2013

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