Skin-nontumor / Clinical dermatology
Infestations
Pediculosis (lice)

Author: Mowafak Hamodat, M.D., MB.CH.B, MSc., FRCPC (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 June 2016, last major update July 2011

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PubMed Search: Pediculosis [title]

Cite this page: Pediculosis (lice). PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skinnontumorpediculosis.html. Accessed December 4th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Causes pruritis, enlarged local lymph nodes
  • Eggs are attached to hair shaft (nits)
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Nits