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October 1984

Cutaneous Infestations of Man and Animal

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Boston

 

edited by Lawrence Charles Parish, William B. Nutting, and Robert M. Schwartzman, 392 pp, with illus, $48.50, New York, Praeger Publishers, 1983.

Arch Dermatol. 1984;120(10):1387. doi:10.1001/archderm.1984.01650460131041

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Abstract

This text offers a good overview of cutaneous parsitology in human, veterinary, and comparative medicine. The introductory chapters deal with the general biology and lifecycle of ectoparasites (particularly those not covered extensively elsewhere in the book) and the histopathology of arthropod infestations. Nearly half of the book covers scabies, pediculosis, and demodicosis in both animals and humans. These sections emphasize the natural history, clinical manifestation, and therapy of these parasites. The chapters in the last section deal with miscellaneous ecto

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