Which conditions should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pruritus with or without rash in scabies?

Updated: Oct 13, 2020
  • Author: Megan Barry, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of pruritus with or without rash include the following:

  • Adverse cutaneous drug reaction [39]

  • Fiberglass dermatitis

  • Dermatographism

  • Bullous pemphigoid [40]

  • Dermatitis herpetiformis

  • Animal scabies

  • Delusions of parasitosis

  • Metabolic pruritus

  • Paraneoplastic pruritus

  • Mastocytosis [41]


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