crusted scabies

Nor·we·gian sca·bies

a severe form of scabies with innumerable mites in thickened stratum corneum; has been linked with cellular immune deficiencies, including AIDS.
Severe scabies, seen in institutionalised persons—e.g., those with Down syndrome—or either debilitated or immunosuppressed patients, caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis

crusted scabies

Dermatology Severe scabies, seen in institutionalized persons–eg, with Down syndrome or either debilitated or immunosuppressed Pts Clinical Many mites—Sarcoptes scabei var.homini, with a psoriasis-like pachydermia, variably accompanied by thickened nails, generalized hyperpigmentation, eosinophilia, pyoderma, lymphadenopathy. See Seven-year itch.

crusted scabies

Widespread scabies involving large areas of the skin, usually found in people with immune-suppressing illnesses, malnutrition, or unhygienic living situations. Crusted scabies is very contagious. Scaling skin from affected persons readily distributes mites to individuals in contact with the patient.
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Crusted scabies: Clinical and immunological findings in seventy-eight patients and a review of the literature.
Caption: Crusted scabies can affect quality of life and predispose patients to superinfections.
Few studies have addressed scabies on the nails, which is typically observed in immunocompromised adults with crusted scabies, but also rarely in healthy adults and children.
The tea tree oil treatment was highly effective in reducing mite survival times when tested on a 20-year-old woman with crusted scabies. Within three hours of collection, the scabies mites were placed in continuous direct contact with the tea tree oil product, and they began to die within five minutes.
An autopsy found that she died of Staphylococcus aureus septicemia due to Norwegian crusted scabies, a severe form of scabies that affects people with weak immune systems, such as the elderly.
Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM launched the first edition of the National Healthy Skin Guideline: For the Prevention, Treatment and Public Health Control of Impetigo, Scabies, Crusted Scabies and Tinea for Indigenous Populations and Communities in Australia at the Science on the Swan Conference in Perth today.
A post-mortem examination reportedly concluded Rebecca died from "septecemia due to crusted scabies in June 2015.
93-year-old Rebecca Zeni's cause of death was "septicemia due to crusted scabies," the autopsy report said.
Crusted scabies: Presenting as erythroderma in a human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive patient.
reported a case of crusted scabies in a 17-year-old female patient with juvenile RA who was treated with infliximab.[sup][13] Baccouche et al .
Crusted scabies (CS) is a very contagious rare skin infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis, an obligate human parasite, transmitted by skin-to-skin contact.
INTRODUCTION: Crusted scabies was first described among lepers in Norway in 1848 by Boeck and Danielssen.