Acute morbidity associated with scabies and other ectoparasitoses rapidly improves after treatment with ivermectin.


In resource-poor settings, scabies is associated with considerable morbidity. Which factors determine morbidity and how rapidly it recedes after specific treatment is not known. Patients with scabies were recruited in three urban slums in Fortaleza, Northeast Brazil. Diagnosis was established according to dermatoscopy, skin scraping, or adhesive film test… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01680.x


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