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Scabies

  • Milton Orkin
  • Howard I. Maibach
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Abstract

Uncommon in the 1950s, scabies has increased in frequency since 1964 to epidemic proportions worldwide.1,2 In the United States, scabies accounts for 2% to 4% of all visits to dermatologists.3

Keywords

Central Nervous System Toxicity Keratosis Follicularis Percutaneous Penetration Benzene Hexachloride Intertriginous Area 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Milton Orkin
    • 1
  • Howard I. Maibach
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Minnesota Medical SchoolMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of California School of MedicineSan FranciscoUSA

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