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Crabs or pubic lice (pediculosis pubis)

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

The infection is normally transmitted during sexual intercourse or when there is a close skin-to-skin contact. The adult mite which gives rise to pubic lice (phthirus pubis) (crabs) measures between 1 and 2 mm of diameter and appears on the skin of the pubis as grey of red-brown spots. As for the eggs, they are […]

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