Pathologic findings in human scabies.

  title={Pathologic findings in human scabies.},
  author={Nelson Fern{\'a}ndez and Abel M Torres and Albert Bernard Ackerman},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  volume={113 3},
The histologic findings in the papular, vesicular, nodular, and Norwegian variant of scabies have in common a superficial and deep perivascular mixed inflammatory cell infiltrate of lymphocytes, histiocytes, and numerous eosinophils. A spongiotic vesicle occurs in the papulovesicular type, a dense cellular infiltrate in the nodular type, and a hyperkeratotic psoriasiform dermatitis in the Norwegian type. Eggs, larvae, and adult mites are abundant in the cornified layer of Norwegian scabies, are… CONTINUE READING

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