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Skin-nontumor / Clinical Dermatology

Infestations

Infestations-general


Reviewer: : Mowafak Hamodat MB.CH.B, MSc., FRCPC (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 25 August 2011, last major update July 2011
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● Defined as parasites living in or on a host
● Skin lesions due to direct irritant effects, immediate or delayed hypersensitivity or specific effects of venom
● Bites cause urticaria, inflammed papules or nodules, variable ulceration
● References: DermNet NZ, Wikipedia

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