How should patients with pediculosis and pthiriasis (lice infestation) be monitored following treatment?

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Lyn C C Guenther, MD, FRCPC, FAAD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Once an infestation has been identified and treated, ongoing vigilance with close, direct visualization of hair and scalp at periodic intervals is recommended.


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