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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scabies

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An inflammatory process caused by the acarus Sarcoptes scabiei and consisting of papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows).

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scabies

An inflammatory process caused by the acarus Sarcoptes scabiei and consisting of papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows). Sometimes nodules are present, especially in the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Principles of Management of Scabies

…talia is common and may require intralesional corticosteroid treatment. When to refer to a dermatologist If the diagnosis of scabies is not clear. If the skin eruptions persist despite repeated treatments. For management of nodular scabies or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies

An inflammatory process caused by the acarus Sarcoptes scabiei and consisting of papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows). Sometimes nodules are present, especially in the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Key Points

…with neurologic disease, immunocompromised status, infants, or elderly individuals may not report pruritus. The diagnosis of scabies can be made by presence of mites, eggs, or mite feces (scyballa) in skin scrapings, and can be visualized by skin…

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Scabies: Initial Evaluation

…th a vesiculo-pustular eruption of the palms and soles in association with linear burrows. Hyperkeratotic lesions of crusted scabies. Infants may present with typical features seen in adults but also with a vesiculo-pustular eruption of the palms…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…f pruritus should be excluded, particularly other blistering diseases (pemphigus, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita). Notably, scabies infestation can present with both urticarial and bullous lesions, and biopsy specimens can reveal eosinophilic…

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Papular Urticaria: Key Points

…es those hypersensitivity reactions to arthropod bites and exposures from species that do not infest (e.g., live on) humans; scabies and lice are discussed elsewhere. There is increased seasonal incidence of papular urticaria during the spring and…

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Scabies: Suggested Reading

…Suggested Reading Currie BJ and McCarthy JS (2010) Permethrin and Ivermectin for scabies, NEJM, 362: 717-725….

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…of allergen from touching the eyes). Differential diagnosis Atopic dermatitis: Pruritic, eczematous, or lichenified plaques. Scabies: Intensely pruritic, eczematous or lichenified plaques. Dermatophyte (tinea pedis): Erythema, hyperkeratosis, and…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Initial Evaluation

…ce018.shtml. Accessed November 2, 2012.] Pubic lice may also affect the eyelashes [Pubic lice on eyelashes. Wikipedia.org. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pubic_lice. Accessed November 2, 2012.] Differential diagnosis Scabies Tick bite Bullous…

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