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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e318278f707
Case Reports

Norwegian or Crusted Scabies in a Patient With Down Syndrome

Jayananda, Sriraksha MB, BS*; Gollol Raju, Narasimha Swamy MD

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Abstract

Crusted scabies or Norwegian Scabies is a rare but highly contagious infestation with scabies mite. People with low immunity, cognitive impairment, or inability to scratch are predisposed to this infestation. We present a case of crusted scabies in an adult patient with Down syndrome.

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