pediculosis

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Synonyms for pediculosis

infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching

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Phthiriasis palpebrarum is a rare eyelid infestation caused by the pubic louse P.
Mechanical treatment of Phthiriasis palpebrarum, Korean J Ophtalmol 2003; 17: 71-3.
Case of Phthiriasis palpebrarum Treated with Tea Tree Oil in a Child.
Blepharoconjunctivitis Resistant to Routine Blepharitis Theraphy: A Case with Phthiriasis Palpebrarum.
A peculiar case of eye pruritus: phthiriasis palpebrarum initially misdiagnosed as common blepharitis.