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Lice Infestations (Pediculosis)

Parasitic attack or subsistence on the skin by members of the order Phthiraptera, especially on humans by Pediculus humanus of the family Pediculidae. The hair of the head, eyelashes, and pubis is a frequent site of infestation. (From Dorland, 28th ed; Stedman, 26th ed)
Also Known As:
Pediculosis; Lice Infestation; Infestation, Lice; Infestations, Lice; Pediculoses
Networked: 149 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 22 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Scabies (Sarcoptic Mange)
2. Infection
3. Skin Diseases
4. Epidemic Louse-Borne Typhus (Typhus)
5. Syphilis

Experts

1. Clark, J Marshall: 3 articles (03/2014 - 05/2010)
2. Lee, Si Hyeock: 2 articles (03/2014 - 05/2010)
3. Yoon, Kyong Sup: 2 articles (03/2014 - 05/2010)
4. Marinozzi, Silvia: 2 articles (01/2011 - 07/2009)
5. Masetti, Massimo: 2 articles (01/2011 - 07/2009)
6. Picchi, Malayka Samantha: 2 articles (01/2011 - 07/2009)
7. Giuffra, Valentina: 2 articles (01/2011 - 07/2009)
8. Fornaciari, Gino: 2 articles (01/2011 - 07/2009)
9. Carvalho, Marta: 1 article (01/2016)
10. Dias, António: 1 article (01/2016)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Lice Infestations:
1. Permethrin (Ambush)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Ivermectin (Mectizan)FDA Link
3. imidaclopridIBA
4. Malathion (Karbofos)FDA LinkGeneric
5. spinosadIBA
6. Benzyl Alcohol (Benzenemethanol)FDA Link
7. cypermethrin (Fastac)IBA
8. Lindane (gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane)FDA LinkGeneric
9. DDTIBA
10. emamectin benzoateIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
2. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)
3. Condoms (Condom)
4. Lenses
5. Hair Removal (Depilation)