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Other Names: Mange, Scabies
Acariasis, commonly known as mange or scabies, is a cutaneous disease caused by a variety of parasitic mites that affects humans and more than 100 species of mammals and marsupials.

Disease Agents

  • Sarcoptes scabiei

Disease Presentation

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