Scybala


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Scyb´a`la


n. pl.1.(Med.) Hardened masses of feces.
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The diagnosis is confirmed by identifying the mite, its scybala or eggs.
Confirmation was done by burrow detection by ink method and microscopic evidence of Sarcoptes scabiei mite in any of its development stage or its feces called scybala.
2) Although inflammatory, pruritic papules are present at most infested sites, the pathognomonic linear-to-serpiginous intradermal burrows, 5-10 mm long, dotted with fecal lithes (pellets) or scybala, and terminating in raised papules hiding ovipositing females are often absent.