Crusted scabies in a healthy infant.

Baysal V., Yildirim M., Turkman C., Aridogan B., Aydin G.

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, vol.18, no.2, pp.188-90, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Crusted scabies is generally seen in mentally retarded and immunosuppressed individuals. We report the case of a patient with crusted scabies with neither systemic disease nor immunosuppression; all the lesions were cured with applications of 5% permethrin lotion.