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Scabies

Introduction: Scabies

Description of Scabies

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Scabies: a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation; "he has a bad case of the itch".
Source: WordNet 2.1

Scabies: A contagious cutaneous inflammation caused by the bite of the mite SARCOPTES SCABIEI. It is characterized by pruritic papular eruptions and burrows and affects primarily the axillae, elbows, wrists, and genitalia, although it can spread to cover the entire body.
Source: Diseases Database

Scabies: A contagious cutaneous inflammation caused by the bite of the mite SARCOPTES SCABIEI. It is characterized by pruritic papular eruptions and burrows and affects primarily the axillae, elbows, wrists, and genitalia, although it can spread to cover the entire body.
Source: MeSH 2007

Scabies: Related Topics

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Scabies as a Disease

Scabies (medical condition): See Scabies (disease information).
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Scabies: Related Diseases

Scabies: Scabies is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Scabies: Article Excerpts

Scabies: DPD (Excerpt)

Scabies is an infestation of the skin with the microscopic mite Sarcoptes scabei. Infestation is common,... (Source: excerpt from Scabies: DPD)

Other Important STDS, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

Scabies is a skin infestation with a tiny mite, Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies has become relatively common ... (Source: excerpt from Other Important STDS, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Scabies: DPD (Excerpt)

Scabies is an infestation of the skin with the microscopic mite Sarcoptes scabei. Infestation is common, found... (Source: excerpt from Scabies: DPD)

Other Important STDS, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

Scabies is a skin infestation with a tiny mite, Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies has become... (Source: excerpt from Other Important STDS, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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Scabies: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Scabies:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • Mange, Sarcoptic

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Scabies

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Scabies

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Scabies

The following list attempts to classify Scabies into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • infection
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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