SCABIES; SKIN INFECTION THAT AGGRAVATES PATIENT SUFFERING
Yusra Habib Khan, Amer Hayat Khan
School of pharmaceutical sciences, University SainsMalasia, Pulau Penang, 11800 Malaysia.
Keywords: Scabies, skin infection, patients suffering
Scabies is a deleterious skin infection caused by a parasite named as Sarcoptes scabiei. Despite of availability of treatment, annually there are approximately 300 million cases of scabies worldwide. Infection becomes worse when scabies is accompanied by any other skin infection especially one involving abscess. An abscess is an inflamed lump that is filled by pus as a result of bacterial infection. Current case report is of prime importance for delivering information, to general community, regarding rare combination of these common diseases.
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