Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3038
CHACON CABRERA, Ana I.; LARRONDO MUGUERCIA, Rubén José; COTAN MORALES, Ileana y ALACAN PEREZ, Lázara. Características clínicas y epidemiológicas de la escabiosis en tres consultorios del médico de la familia. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 1998, vol.14, n.4, pp. 329-334. ISSN 1561-3038.
67 patients affected by scabies who were cared for by family physicians consulting rooms No. 12, 21 and 26 of «Héroes del Corinthia» polyclinics were examined where 5.13 % of incidence and an expected frequency of 22 cases per year per consulting room were found. This disease was more frequently suffered by women aged 45 to 54 years and by medium educational level workers. Uncommon basic lesions and rare lesion locations for this kind of dermatosis were detected. The majority of cases recovered 8 to 14 days after adequate disease control measures being implemented
Palabras llave : SCABIES [epidemiology]; PRIMARY HEALTH CARE; PHYSICIANS, FAMILY; EPIDEMIOLOGY, DESCRIPTIVE.