Miliaria is seen in all age groups and sexes worldwide. Miliaria profunda is seen mostly in adults while miliaria crystallina and miliaria rubra occur in both children and adults. Miliaria crystallina occurs in 1.3% to 4.5% of infants and congenital cases have been described. Miliaria rubra affects 4% of neonates. Miliaria crystallina and rubra occur globally while miliaria profunda is usually only seen in tropical environments.
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