Diagnosis and treatment of childhood scabies and pediculosis

Pediatr Clin North Am. 1991 Aug;38(4):941-57. doi: 10.1016/s0031-3955(16)38161-5.


Human scabies infestations are still a widespread occurrence. This article discusses the clinical features, infections, lesions, and sites of involvement of different types of scabies as well as pediculosis.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Humans
  • Lice Infestations* / diagnosis
  • Lice Infestations* / drug therapy
  • Scabies* / diagnosis
  • Scabies* / drug therapy