It is a skin mite infection that causes pruritic lesions with erythematous papules on the wrist, waist, genitals, and interdigital spaces. This condition is transmitted from person to person by physical contact. Scabies outbreaks are most common in daycare centers, nursing homes, and homes. The mites burrow under the skin and deposit their eggs.
Scabies can be prevented by:
Signs and symptoms of Scabies are:
Medication for scabies includes:
Topical anti-mite cream: Permethrin
Oral anti-mite medication: Ivermectin
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