Clinical and epidemiological study of pediculosis capitis
in schoolchildren from Coro, Venezuela Invest Clin 2007; 48: 445-57.
Among infestations, scabies was seen in 96 (91.4%) patients, while pediculosis capitis
in 9 (8.6%) patients.
The most common viral infection was verruca, the most common bacterial infection was impetigo, the most common superficial fungal infection was pityriasis versicolor, and the most common parasitic infection was pediculosis capitis
. Among all the infectious diseases, verrucas (10.03%), impetigo (1.48%), and herpes simplex infection (1.30%) were found most commonly.
In Vivo Activity against Ectoparasite (Pediculosis capitis
She has scalp itch and here loss, and is convinced she has pediculosis capitis
because of head Lausten chief found.
Certain skin disorders may be chronic or recurrent in psychiatric patients due to the neglect, poor hygiene and noncompliance to proper treatment such as in scabies, pediculosis capitis
and bacterial infections.
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
infestations are a common health problem, with cases ranging in the hundreds of millions worldwide.
, known as head lice infestation caused by Pediculus humanus capitis is a common community health concern which affects millions of children around the world.
The prevalence of pediculosis capitis
in schoolchildren in Mersin, Turkey.
A clinical study entitled “An open study to assess the efficacy, safety and usability of a 1% Permethrin Foam, in the treatment of head lice (pediculosis capitis
) in pediatric patients” was conducted at the Laniado Medical Center, Israel.