When should patients with scabies consult a dermatologist or an infectious disease specialist?

Updated: Oct 13, 2020
  • Author: Megan Barry, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Consultation with a dermatologist or an infectious disease specialist may be required for severe, refractory scabies or for disseminated scabies in patients who are immunocompromised.


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