Scabies continues to be a rare disease occurring in less than 1% of the new patients encountered in a private dermatologic practice.
The clinical characteristics and the epidemiologic considerations of the condition have remained essentially unchanged during the past decade except for the possibility of greater therapeutic resistance.
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