Bullous scabies presenting as bullous pemphigoid - a case report

Aqsa Zubair, Hira Tariq, Nadia Ali, Tariq Rasheed


Scabies is a common parasitic infestation in our population which can affect individuals of all ages. More than 300 million cases of scabies are reported annually. It is caused by a mite called Sarcoptes Scabiei. Common clinical manifestations include classic burrows, papules, nodules, crusts, excoriations and rarely vesicles and bullae. We report a bullous scabies case of a 60 years old man with more than 3 months history of itchy vesiculobullous lesions, mimicking bullous pemphigoid.


Bullous, scabies, bullous pemphigoid

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