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2021 Dec

Int J Womens Dermatol


5Part B

Management of common scabies and postscabetic itch in adults: Lessons learned from a single-center retrospective cohort study.


Chiu L W, Berger TG, Chang AY
Int J Womens Dermatol. 2021 Dec; 7(5Part B):716-720.
PMID: 35028370.


Common scabies can be difficult to diagnose and treat. There are limited data on the clinical characteristics of patients who may benefit from combined topical permethrin plus oral ivermectin. Postscabetic itch is common, but there is scant data describing its prognosis and management.