Treatment of pediculosis capitis: a critical appraisal of the current literature.

@article{Feldmeier2014TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of pediculosis capitis: a critical appraisal of the current literature.},
  author={Hermann Feldmeier},
  journal={American journal of clinical dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={
          401-12
        }
}
Pediculosis capitis is the most common ectoparasitic disease in children in industrialized countries and extremely common in resource-poor communities of the developing world. The extensive use of pediculicides with a neurotoxic mode of action has led to the development and spread of resistant head lice populations all over the world. This triggered the development of compounds with other modes of action. The current literature on treatment approaches of head lice infestation was searched, and… CONTINUE READING

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