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Pediculosis corporis

pediculosis corporis

The presence of body lice which live in the seams of clothing. Biting causes pruritus and excoriations.

See: parasitic melanoderma.

Synonym: pediculosis vestimenti, pediculosis vestimentorum, pthiriasis corporis.


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