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Inventi Rapid - Dermatology
(Formerly Inventi Rapid/Impact: Derma)

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  • Inventi:hdr/27138/18
    CRUSTED SCABIES IN ADULT PATIENT WITH HIV: CASE REPORT
    Gundramy Reddy Sravani*, Pendota Sai Divya Sree, Arcot Maanasa, P Lakshmi

    Crusted scabies is a severe form of contagious skin infection caused by Sarcopteus scabiei. Mainly signs and symptoms include itching, pimple like itchy rash, majorly on wrist, elbow, armpit, penis, buttocks and belt line. This condition is mainly treated by scabicides which kill mites and also eggs of mites. Our patient with this condition was apparently normal 3 months back. In our patient diagnosis was confirmed by observing mite through skin biopsy. Crusted scabies was mostly observed in immunocompromised patients. Increased itching present during night time and was treated with T. Invermectin 15 mg, T. Ceterizine once daily and 5% permethrin ointment for one month and then follow up was done for 6 months. Along with the treatment counseling should be provided to patient and also family members to maintain hygienic conditions.

    How to Cite this Article
    Gundramy Reddy Sravani, Pendota Sai Divya Sree, Arcot Maanasa et al. Crusted Scabies in Adult Patient with HIV: Case Report. Inventi Rapid: Dermatology, 2019(1):1-2, 2018.
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