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SCABIES

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A parasitic skin diseases caused by the mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, presenting often as intensely itchy papules, vesicles, or tiny linear burrows containing scabies mites and their eggs. Lesions are often found around finger webs, skin folds and flexures, the abdominal region and external genitalia (especially in men). Often associated with a rash on the body, but usually sparing the face.

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