pediculosis capitis


pediculosis capitis
pediculosis cap·i·tis -'kap-ət-əs n infestation of the scalp by head lice

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infestation of the hair of the head by lice.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Pediculosis — is an infestation of lice blood feeding ectoparasitic insects of the order Phthiraptera.cite web url = http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/71900.htm word=pediculosis title = Lice (Pediculosis) accessdate = 2008 10 08 year =… …   Wikipedia

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  • capitis — see LONGISSIMUS CAPITIS, LONGUS CAPITIS, OBLIQUUS CAPITIS INFERIOR, OBLIQUUS CAPITIS SUPERIOR …   Medical dictionary

  • Pediculosis — Infested with lice. Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are parasitic insects found on the heads of people. Having head lice is very common. Anyone can get head lice who comes in close contact with someone who already has head lice,… …   Medical dictionary

  • pediculosis — noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching • Syn: ↑lousiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑lousy (for: ↑lousiness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pediculosis — n. an infestation with lice, which causes intense itching; continued scratching by the patient may result in secondary bacterial infection of the skin. Head lice (pediculosis capitis; see Pediculus) are quite common in schoolchildren and do not… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Pediculosis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La pediculosis es una afección cutánea producida por la infección de piojos (Pediculus humanus subsp. capitis, subp. humanus y Phthirus pubis), se localiza fundamentalmente en cuero cabelludo y en pubis …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pediculosis humanus capitis — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Head lice in humans Caption = Pediculus humanus capitis (♀) ICD10 = ICD10|B|85|0|b|85 ICD9 = ICD9|132.0 ICDO = OMIM = DiseasesDB = 9725 MedlinePlus = 000840 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 1769 MeshID =… …   Wikipedia

  • Pediculosis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 B85 Pedikulose [Läusebefall] und Phthiriasis [Filzläusebefall] B85.0 Pedikulose durch Pediculus humanus capitis Kopflausbefall …   Deutsch Wikipedia