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1- Department of Dermatology, Mazandaran University of Medical Science, Sari, Iran
2- Department of Dermatology, Mazandaran University of Medical Science, Sari, Iran , zhajheydari@yahoo.com
3- Department of Health, Mazandaran University of Medical Science, Sari, Iran
Abstract:   (56 Views)
Context: Scabies is a common infestation in children, and treatment of scabies in infants and children is a therapeutic challenge. In this review article, we try to study the treatment of scabies in children and infants.
Evidence acquisition: In this review, electronic databases, including Google Scholar, PubMed and Scopus, from 1977 until 2016, were searched.
Results:  In this manuscript we briefly discuss the clinical presentation of scabies with the currently used topical and oral treatments for this infestation. Topical treatments are effective and the most effective treatment is permethrin.
Conclusions: Because of its complications, treatment of scabies is mandatory.
Keywords: Scabies, Treatment, Child
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Dermatology
Received: 2018/03/17 | Accepted: 2018/06/19 | Published: 2018/07/7

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