Bullous scabies in an adult: A case report with review of literature.
Indian Dermatol Online J. 2013 Oct;4(4):311-3.
1Department of Dermatology, Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Scabies is an infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei, characterized by polymorphous lesions that may include burrows, papules, nodules, excoriation, and crusts.
Vesicular and bullous lesions are rather rare. Bullous scabies is regarded as a distinct subtype of scabies, closely resembling bullous pemphigoid.
Here, we report a case of bullous scabies in an adult male and review the literature.