Oral Treatment of Crusted Scabies with Ivermectin: Report of Two Cases
Version of Record online: 25 DEC 2001
Volume 17, Issue 5, pages 410–414, September/October 2000
How to Cite
Cestari, S. C. P., Petri, V., Rotta, O. and Alchorne, M. M. A. (2000), Oral Treatment of Crusted Scabies with Ivermectin: Report of Two Cases. Pediatric Dermatology, 17: 410–414. doi: 10.1046/j.1525-1470.2000.017005410.x
- Issue online: 25 DEC 2001
- Version of Record online: 25 DEC 2001
Abstract: Oral treatment with ivermectin of crusted (Norwegian) scabies in two immunosuppressed patients is reported. There was resolution of symptoms and signs of the cutaneous parasitosis on administration of 18–36 mg ivermectin (total doses) in 2- and 3-week periods of treatment, with remission periods of 3 and 4 months, respectively.