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Image Number 95 (Scabies crusted)

Skin coloured,scaly

Diagnosis: Scabies crusted

Site: Eyebrow

Sex: M

Age: 73

Type: Clinical

Description: Scales and crusts on the eyebrow and forehead

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis


This elderly man was not immunosupressed but he developed this scaly rash on his ears and eyebrows.He had only mild itch.However examination of the scale showed multiple scabies mites.

Most cases of crusted scabies are seen in immunosupressed individuals or the elderly incapacitated in nursing homes.The following is an interesting case from the Dermatology Online Journal.

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