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Head Lice Pictures
Life cycle of lice. Image courtesy of DPDx Identification and Diagnosis of Parasites of Public Health Concern, Parasite Image Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Unhatched nit of head louse, Pediculus humanus var capitis. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Dr. Dennis D. Juranek.
Nymph of head louse, Pediculus humanus var capitis, about to emerge from egg. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Dr. Dennis D. Juranek.
Adult female head louse, Pediculus humanus var capitis. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Dr. Dennis D. Juranek.
For More Information
The National Pediculosis Association, Inc.
Nemours Foundation, Head Lice (http://www.nemours.org)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Lice Infestation
MedlinePlus, Head Lice, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
PubMed, Head Lice and Septra Therapy, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed
Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/8/2015
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