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miliaria pustulosa


Definition: superficial distinct, sterile pustules, independent of hair follicles, always preceded by some other dermatitis that has damaged the sweat ducts. These pruritic pustules usually occur in intertriginous areas, flexures of the extremities, scrotum, and on the backs of bedridden patients.

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