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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).

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…

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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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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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Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

Key Points Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune blistering disease that presents in elderly patients as urticarial papules and plaques and tense bullae often accompanied by pruritis. It is extremely rare in children. It is characterized by…

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Impetigo: Key Points

…cur when these bacteria enter the skin through a disrupted barrier such as in preexisting dermatoses like atopic dermatitis, scabies, superficial cuts and abrasions, and insect bites. Honey-colored crusted erosions are the typical clinical…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Differential Diagnosis

…settings, and consideration should be given to whether patients with presumed BP may in fact have an arthropod infestation. Scabies infestation may display characteristic crusting in the web spaces, and patients may be more pruritic at night….

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Pediculosis (Lice): Initial Evaluation

…inous bands that easily slide up and down the hair shaft), seborrheic dermatitis (loose, greasy scales that are very loosely adherent to the hair), and white piedra (superficial fungal infection of the hair shaft). Scabies Tick Bite Bullous…

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