oa South African Medical Journal - Keratotic scabies (Norwegian scabies) - case reports and literature review
|Article Title||Keratotic scabies (Norwegian scabies) - case reports and literature review|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Dermatology, Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg **Natalspruit Hospital, Germiston, Tvl|
|Publication Date||Mar 1980|
|Pages||363 - 366|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Dermatology, Diagnosis, Histology, Keratotic scabies, Norwegian scabies, Paediatrics and Presentation|
Keratotic scabies (KS) (Norwegian scabies) is a rare variant of Sarcoptes scabeii infestation and is characterized by hyperkeratosis and crusting and by the presence of millions of mites in the horny layer of the skin.
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