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Norwegian scabies

MedGen UID:
14409
Concept ID:
C0028425
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Crusted scabies; crusted scabies; Norwegian Scabies; seven year itch
SNOMED CT: Norwegian scabies (128870005); Crusted scabies (128870005)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0001951

Definition

A rare, severe form of scabies that is associated with immunosuppression. It is characterized by an immense number of mites and hyperkeratotic crusted lesions, and is usually accompanied by lymphadenopathy and eosinophilia. [from NCI]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Arun Babu T, Sharmila V, Nagendran P
Trop Doct 2023 Jan;53(1):199-201. Epub 2022 Jun 30 doi: 10.1177/00494755221088449. PMID: 35775149
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Orkin M
Semin Dermatol 1993 Mar;12(1):9-14. PMID: 8476736

Diagnosis

Arun Babu T, Sharmila V, Nagendran P
Trop Doct 2023 Jan;53(1):199-201. Epub 2022 Jun 30 doi: 10.1177/00494755221088449. PMID: 35775149
Matsuura H, Senoo A, Saito M, Fujimoto Y
Cleve Clin J Med 2019 Mar;86(3):163-164. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.86a.18081. PMID: 30849040
Sánchez-Borges M, González-Aveledo L, Capriles-Hulett A, Caballero-Fonseca F
Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 2018 May-Jun;46(3):276-280. Epub 2017 Dec 24 doi: 10.1016/j.aller.2017.05.006. PMID: 29279260
Burns P, Yang S, Strote J
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Camassa F, Fania M, Ditano G, Silvestris AM, Lomuto M
Cutis 1995 Oct;56(4):210-2. PMID: 8575219

Therapy

Matsuura H, Senoo A, Saito M, Fujimoto Y
Cleve Clin J Med 2019 Mar;86(3):163-164. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.86a.18081. PMID: 30849040
Burns P, Yang S, Strote J
West J Emerg Med 2015 Jul;16(4):587. Epub 2015 Jul 10 doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.5.27383. PMID: 26265977Free PMC Article
Camassa F, Fania M, Ditano G, Silvestris AM, Lomuto M
Cutis 1995 Oct;56(4):210-2. PMID: 8575219
Orkin M, Maibach HI
Semin Dermatol 1993 Mar;12(1):22-5. PMID: 7682833
Sterling GB, Janniger CK, Kihiczak G, Schwartz RA, Fox MD
Am Fam Physician 1992 Oct;46(4):1237-41. PMID: 1384301

Prognosis

Tolkachjov SN, Davis MDP, Yiannias JA
J Drugs Dermatol 2018 Oct 1;17(10):1131-1133. PMID: 30365596
Sampaio EP, Ding L, Rose SR, Cruz P, Hsu AP, Kashyap A, Rosen LB, Smelkinson M, Tavella TA, Ferre EMN, Wierman MK, Zerbe CS, Lionakis MS, Holland SM
J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018 May;141(5):1844-1853.e2. Epub 2017 Aug 30 doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.07.027. PMID: 28859974Free PMC Article
Lima FCDR, Cerqueira AMM, Guimarães MBS, Padilha CBS, Craide FH, Bombardelli M
An Bras Dermatol 2017 May-Jun;92(3):383-385. doi: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20174433. PMID: 29186253Free PMC Article
Brites C, Weyll M, Pedroso C, Badaró R
AIDS 2002 Jun 14;16(9):1292-3. doi: 10.1097/00002030-200206140-00015. PMID: 12045498
Camassa F, Fania M, Ditano G, Silvestris AM, Lomuto M
Cutis 1995 Oct;56(4):210-2. PMID: 8575219

Clinical prediction guides

Paparizos V, Vasalou V, Velissariou E, Kourkounti S, Daskalakis E, Rigopoulos D
Infez Med 2019 Sep 1;27(3):332-335. PMID: 31545779
Roldán-Franco MS, de Nitsch MJY, Sarti HM
Bol Med Hosp Infant Mex 2019;76(4):198-202. doi: 10.24875/BMHIM.19000012. PMID: 31303653
Sánchez-Borges M, González-Aveledo L, Capriles-Hulett A, Caballero-Fonseca F
Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 2018 May-Jun;46(3):276-280. Epub 2017 Dec 24 doi: 10.1016/j.aller.2017.05.006. PMID: 29279260
Walton SF, Beroukas D, Roberts-Thomson P, Currie BJ
Br J Dermatol 2008 Jun;158(6):1247-55. Epub 2008 Apr 12 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2008.08541.x. PMID: 18422789
Brites C, Weyll M, Pedroso C, Badaró R
AIDS 2002 Jun 14;16(9):1292-3. doi: 10.1097/00002030-200206140-00015. PMID: 12045498

Recent systematic reviews

Bergamin G, Hudson J, Currie BJ, Mounsey KE
Int J Infect Dis 2024 Jun;143:107036. Epub 2024 Apr 1 doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2024.107036. PMID: 38570134

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