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Case Report / VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3, DECEMBER 2020

Crusted (Norwegian) Scabies in a Malnourished Geriatric Patient with Dementia

Zehra Çağla Karakoç and others

Crusted scabies, also called Norwegian scabies, was first described in Norway in the middle of the 19th century. It is a highly contagious and rare form of scabies. Patients who are elderly, immunocompromised, malnourished, or have neurologic conditions that prevent them from itching are at greater risk. Read More