Scabies

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    On-line literature on scabies:

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    Clinical Features:

    • Pruritic papules, vesicles or burrows
    • Caused by infestation by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei

    Histologic Features:

    • Mite body parts, eggs or feces are sometimes (levels may be required to find) within or subjacent to the stratum corneum.
    • Acanthosis and/or spongiosis may be present.
    • Perivascular or nodular dermal infiltrate of lymphocytes and eosinophils
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    Cases associated with this book:

  • M 70, resident in a nursing home, extremely pruritic skin rash, trunk and legs.
    Author: Deba P Sarma MD

    Conference: Dr. Sarma's Dermpath
  • Scabies
    Author: Artur Zembowicz M.D. Ph.D.

    Conference: Dr. Z's Consultations