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Key Points Scabies is a highly contagious infestation due to the skin mite, Sarcoptes scabiei. Typical sites of infestation are: wrists, ankles, interdigital web spaces, umbilicus, intertriginous sites (axilla, inguinal folds), and genitalia. The face and scalp are usually spared. Patients commonly report intense pruritus. However, affected patients with neurologic disease, immunocompromised status, infants, or […]