oa South African Medical Journal - Keratotic scabies (Norwegian scabies) - case reports and literature review

Volume 57, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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