What are the Japanese and German guidelines for the treatment of scabies?

Updated: Oct 13, 2020
  • Author: Megan Barry, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Japanese guidelines cite phenothrin lotion and oral ivermectin as first-line therapy. [66]  German guidelines list permethrin as first-line therapy. [67]  Some German authors have published data suggesting that outcomes are similar with currently available agents. [68]


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