crusted scabies

Boy’s progressing rash could delay surgeryA preoperative evaluation is requested for a 15-year-old boy who is a renal transplant patient maintained on oral mycophenolate mofetil and tacrolimus. His parents are worried that an itchy rash on his hands and feet, which has been progressing over the last 4 months, will result in postponement of his surgery.
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Mineral oil preparation confirms diagnosis of crusted scabies in pediatric patientCrusted scabies can appear all over the body and not be confined to specific sites, and it's not essential that the patient be pruritic to make a diagnosis.