Skip to Content
Medical Term:

miliaria rubra


Definition: an eruption of pruritic macules with small central vesicles at the orifices of sweat glands, accompanied by redness and inflammatory reaction of the skin.

Synonym(s): heat rash, prickly heat, summer rash, wildfire rash

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.