Case of the Week 601
Here is our monthly case by Idzi Potters and the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp. The following were seen in skin scrapings from a young immigrant male. What's the identification?
Read Dr. Pritt's blog, Parasite Wonders, and submit your answers, comments, and questions. Also, visit her website ParasiteWonders.com, which hosts an archive of classic images from cases Dr. Pritt posted going back to 2007 (in an easy-to-search "A through Z" format) and also offers a flashcard feature.
Sarcoptes scabei, the 'human itch mite'.