Ectoparasitic Diseases

Shylah Moore-Pardo, MD
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Category: Ambulatory Care Infections, Arthopod infections, Parasitic infections, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Skin and Soft Tissue Infections, Tropical Infections

Dr. Shylah Moore-Pardo, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine, presents a review of parasitic diseases of the skin and soft tissues. Clinical syndromes discussed include pediculosis (head and body/pubic lice), scabies, bedbugs, myiasis, tungiasis, and cutaneous larva migrans. Syndromes with a geographic preference are associated with their locality of origin. The presentation is conducted in a case-based format, aiding in learning of the material.

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