Eleven years of itching: a case report of crusted scabies.


Kutlu N., Turan E., Erdemir A. , Gürel M., Bozkurt E.

Cutis, vol.94, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 94
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : Cutis

Abstract

Crusted scabies is a rare and highly contagious form of scabies that is characterized by uncontrolled proliferation of mites in the skin, extensive hyperkeratotic scaling, crusted lesions, and variable pruritus. We report the case of a 48-year-old man with an 11-year history of pruritic, hyperkeratotic, psoriasiform plaques and widespread erythematous papules that was diagnosed as crusted scabies.