pediculosis capitis

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Noun1.pediculosis capitis - infestation of the scalp with licepediculosis capitis - infestation of the scalp with lice  
lousiness, pediculosis - infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
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Infestation with head lice, officially called Pediculosis capitis, is common in the U.
Pediculosis capitis (head lice infestation) affects between 1% and 3% of 6- to 12-year-olds in industrialised nations, but the diagnostic accuracy of visual inspection and wet combing has not been determined appropriately.
To the Editor: Pediculosis capitis has been well-known since antiquity (1).