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Image Number 50 (Scabies)


Diagnosis: Scabies

Site: Web spaces

Sex: M

Age: 32

Type: Clinical

Description: Vesicles,crusts and excoriations in the web spaces

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This patient had been misdiagnosed for some months.He had multiple burrows on his hands especially in the web spaces and on the ulnar side of the wrist.He also had typical lesions on his penis.The whole family have to be treated in these circumstances.Permethrin cream on two occasions from the neck down all over were used with effect although the genital nodules typically take longer to settle.

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