Scabies and pediculosis pubis: an update of treatment regimens and general review

Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Apr 1;44 Suppl 3:S153-9. doi: 10.1086/511428.

Abstract

Ectoparasites continue to be a common cause of skin disease throughout the world. The present article dissects the epidemiological profile and treatment of both Sarcoptes scabiei variant hominis and pediculosis pubis.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Humans
  • Insecticides / therapeutic use*
  • Lice Infestations / complications
  • Lice Infestations / diagnosis
  • Lice Infestations / drug therapy*
  • Lice Infestations / epidemiology*
  • Lice Infestations / transmission
  • Male
  • Scabies / complications
  • Scabies / diagnosis
  • Scabies / drug therapy*
  • Scabies / epidemiology*
  • Scabies / transmission

Substances

  • Insecticides