Scabies Health Topics
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Norwegian scabies is a more severe form of the skin infestation caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. This eMedTV Web page explains who usually gets the disease, how it is spread, possible symptoms, and treatment options.
Scabies is an infectious disease of the skin caused by Sarcoptes scabiei, a microscopic mite. This section of the eMedTV library describes conditions in which this mite is spread and identifies common symptoms and treatment options for the infection.