Scabies of the nail unit

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Scabies limited to the nail unit is quite unusual, but may persist after treatment of crusted scabies. We present a man with a history of crusted scabies that resolved with treatment, but later the patient reported a chronic problem with crumbly, thickened nails, which were found to be harboring scabies mites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalDermatology online journal
Issue number10
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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