Tag: Parasitosis

  • Scabies

    Scabies

    Scabies is a skin parasitic disease caused by a mite (Sarcoptes scabiei hominis) living in the epidermis. It comes in two forms: the common form, contagious and relatively benign, and hyperkeratotic form, favored by immune deficiency, extremely contagious and refractory to conventional therapy. Human transmission takes place mainly through direct skin contact and sometimes by…