Quality of life of patients with scabies

@article{Jingang2010QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life of patients with scabies},
  author={An Jin-gang and Xiao Sheng-xiang and Xiao Sheng-bin and Wei Jun-min and Ge Song-mei and Deng Ying-ying and M Jung-hong and Xu Qing-qiang and Wei Xiao-peng},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24}
}
Background  Scabies is a highly contagious disease caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei, and the disease is still a major public health problem in many resource‐poor regions. Apart from the skin lesions or substantial morbidity, scabies also leads to social stigma. However, quality of life (QoL) has not been investigated in patients with scabies. 

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