A contagious cutaneous inflammation caused by the bite of the mite sarcoptes scabiei. It is characterized by pruritic papular eruptions and burrows and affects primarily the axillae, elbows, wrists, and genitalia, although it can spread to cover the entire body.


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<b>Scabies</b> produce small red

Scabies produce small red
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of <b>scabies</b> in 10 schools

of scabies in 10 schools
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<b>Scabies</b> skin rash and lesions.

Scabies skin rash and lesions.
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Illustration of <b>scabies</b>.

Illustration of scabies.
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Crusted <b>scabies</b>: Crusts, such

Crusted scabies: Crusts, such
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from www.dermatologist.co.uk/
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Picture of Scabies 2
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