Scabies is the skin diseases caused by mite Sacroptes scabiei. Sarcoptes scabiei can be found in the tunnel of epidermis layer. Although it has long been known, the disease difficult to overcome, especially if the epidemic.
Predilection places in adults, according to Mellanby is as follows:
Wrists from the sidelines fingers
The medial forearm and elbow
Feet and genitals
Other places on the body
Variation of scabies:
Scabies in the clean
Animals transmitted Scabies
Scabies in baby and child
Gamma Benzene Hexachloride (GBH) paste or lotion many in use effectively. Unfortunately this GBH can cause acute toxic in the central nervous system, so recommended don’t give to a baby, child or mother in pregnant. Use this medicine just one, smeared to the entire body is left for 8 to 12 hours and repeated after 1 week.
Sulfur 4 – 10% is safe for baby and kid, the same treatment as GBH, smeared to the entire body and repeated for 3 fill.
Benzyl benzoate Emulsion 15 – 25%, but this chemicals rare use.