Pediculosis pubis, also known as pubic lice, or "crabs," is an infestation of Phthirus
Insanda uc farkli bit turu yasar: Pediculus humanus var capitis (bas biti) cogunlukla basta saclar arasinda; Pediculus humanus var corporis (vucut biti) vucutta ic camasirlarin ve giysilerin uzerinde; Phthirus
pubis (kasik biti) kasik bolgesindeki killara tutunarak yasamaktadir (1, 2).
Louse is an ectoparasite of many warm blooded animals.1 The three major lice that infest humans are Pediculus humanus capitis (head lice), Phthirus
pubis (crab lice) and Pediculus humanus corporis (body lice).2 Pediculosis capitis has been well-known since ancient times.3 Infestation with Pediculosis capitis or head lice is a common health problem which most commonly involve children five to 15 years old.4,5
Parasitic Scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei), pediculosis pubis (Phthirus
(1) It is most commonly associated with dermatophyte fungi, but other inciting agents include candida, penicillium in blue cheese, viruses (varicella zoster virus, human immunodeficiency virus, Epstein-Barr virus), ectoparasites (phthirus
pubis), and, rarely, certain medications, including diuretics, finasteride, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antimalarials, and amitriptyline.