NODULAR SCABIES

By Gary M. White, MD

Nodular scabies


Nodular scabies is the presence of inflammatory papules or nodules during or soon after a scabies infestation.

Clinical

Red nodules develop either where a scabies mite currently is (look for a burrow atop each papulonodule) or has been. Histologic studies have shown scabies bug parts may be present in the dermis of some lesions.

Treatment

Additional Pictures

Nodular scabies Nodular scabies

Nodular scabies Nodular scabies with a burrow clearly visible

Multiple lesions of nodular scabies on the elbow

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