Which patients are susceptible to scabies in all cutaneous sites?

Updated: Oct 13, 2020
  • Author: Megan Barry, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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All cutaneous sites are susceptible in immunocompromised and elderly patients, who often have a history of a widespread, pruritic, eczematous eruption. The same is true in patients with existing dermatologic, particularly atopic, diseases, in whom scabies may exacerbate or complicate these conditions. [34]

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