Advertisement

Diseases Caused by Animal Parasites

  • Herbert O. Mackey
Chapter

Abstract

A common contagious disease characterized by intense itching, worse at night, the presence of excoriated lesions, pustules and burrows on the wrists, between the fingers, on the axillary folds, the penis, the nipple in the female, and about the umbilicus. It is caused by the animal parasite sarcoptes (acarus) scabiei.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© John P. Mackey 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert O. Mackey
    • 1
  1. 1.LondonUK

Personalised recommendations