Asmaa Chaudhry

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Miliaria Crystallina and Rubra miliaria sudamina, prickly heat, heat rash

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Miliaria encompasses a group of four disorders of sweat gland occlusion at varying depths. Miliaria crystallina and rubra are a result of more superficial obstruction and are essentially benign conditions commonly seen in newborns and infants. Miliaria profunda and pustulosa result from deeper sweat gland obstruction and have greater…


Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Milia are superficial benign keratinous cysts usually 3 mm or less with a uniform appearance (Figure 1). They may arise primarily or secondarily and are classified as such. Figure 1. Multiple small superficial 1-2 mm white papules. Primary milia includes congenital, benign primary milia…

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