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Scabies incognito presenting as urticaria pigmentosa in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12383096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Misdiagnosis is frequent in scabies of infants and children because of a low index of suspicion, secondary eczematous changes, and inappropriate therapy. Topical or systemic corticosteroids may modify the clinical presentation of scabies and that situation is referred to as scabies incognito. We describe a 10-month-old infant with scabies incognito mimicking urticaria pigmentosa.
Kyoung-Jin Kim; Kyung-Hyun Roh; Jee-Ho Choi; Kyung-Jeh Sung; Kee-Chan Moon; Jai-Kyoung Koh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0736-8046     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2002 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-17     Completed Date:  2003-05-08     Revised Date:  2009-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  409-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Errors*
Scabies / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  parasitology,  pathology
Skin / pathology*
Toluidines / therapeutic use
Urticaria Pigmentosa / diagnosis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Toluidines; 483-63-6/crotamiton

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