pediculosis

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pediculosis

[pə‚dik·yə′lō·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation with lice, especially of the genus Pediculus.
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The parents did not complain of any symptoms suggesting pediculosis or phthiriasis. Ophthalmologic examination of the parents did not reveal any parasite in the eyelashes.
Their usefulness for diagnosing several parasitic disorders of the skin (e.g., scabies, pediculosis, phthiriasis, larva migrans, tungiasis, myiasis, and tick infestations) has led to introduction of the term entodermoscopy.
Estos parasitos generalmente se localizan en la region genital, sin embargo, se pueden encontrar en el vello axilar, en la cejas y raramente en pestanas causando phthiriasis palpebral.