Unformatted text preview: a.ii. Burrows into outer layers of skin, inducing intense itching and causing a rash a.iii. Must be treated by a physician. Evan after successful treatment the infected person may experience episodes of severe itching a.iv. Humans rarely suffer discomfort until the infestation is well established b. ID b.i. Transmitted by direct contact with an infected person or dog c. Detection c.i. Affects the areas around the waist, armpits, nipples, groin, buttocks, elbows, knees, space b/w fingers c.ii. Occurs most frequently in areas around the waistband or where clothes fit tightly d. Habits d.i. Females lay eggs in folds of skin, and lay 40-50 eggs that hatch and also burrow in the skin e. Distribution f. Throughout southeast 3. Head lice a. some species are attracted to lights...
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- Fall '11
- Human Anatomy, Rash, burrow, medical importance