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Scabies (cont.)

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scabies, mite, skin rash, insect bite, the itch, seven-year itch, 7-year itch, lice, Sarcoptes scabei, crusted scabies, Norwegian scabies, scabies treatment

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Human scabies is an intensely pruritic skin infestation caused by the host-specific mite, Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis.

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