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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Crusted <b>scabies</b>

Crusted scabies
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Can a <b>scabies</b> infestation be

Can a scabies infestation be
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Picture of <b>Scabies</b> 3

Picture of Scabies 3
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Treatment for <b>scabies</b> involves

Treatment for scabies involves
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<b>Scabies</b> Rash

Scabies Rash
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<b>Scabies</b> Mite at 45x

Scabies Mite at 45x
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Beside these major <b>scabies</b>

Beside these major scabies
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<b>scabies</b> mite burrow.

scabies mite burrow.
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Last update: April 2009
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