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Skin-nontumor / Clinical Dermatology

Infestations

Pediculosis (lice)


Reviewer: Mowafak Hamodat MB.CH.B, MSc., FRCPC, Eastern Health, St. Johns (Canada) (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 7 July 2011, last major update July 2011
Copyright: (c) 2002-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Causes pruritis, enlarged local lymph nodes
● Eggs are attached to hair shaft (nits)

Clinical images
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    Nits

Additional references
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eMedicine, Wikipedia, Centers for Disease Control

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