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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0036262

NCI Thesaurus Code: C34998  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Disease or Syndrome

NCIt Definition: A contagious skin infection that is caused by the burrowing parasitic mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, and is characterized by intense itching and small, raised red spots in the area of the mite burrows.

MEDLINEPLUS Definition: 

Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by the microscopic mite Sarcoptes scabei. It is common all over the world, and can affect anyone. Scabies spreads quickly in crowded conditions where there is frequent skin-to-skin contact between people. Hospitals, child-care centers, and nursing homes are examples. Scabies can easily infect sex partners and other household members. Sharing clothes, towels, and bedding can sometimes spread scabies. This can happen much more easily when the infested person has crusted scabies. You cannot get scabies from a pet. Pets get a different mite infection called mange.

Symptoms are

  • Pimple-like irritations or a rash
  • Intense itching, especially at night
  • Sores caused by scratching

Your health care provider diagnoses scabies by looking at the skin rash and finding burrows in the skin.

Several lotions are available to treat scabies. The infected person's clothes, bedding and towels should be washed in hot water and dried in a hot dryer. Treatment is also recommended for household members and sexual partners.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

NICHD Definition: A contagious infestation that is caused by the burrowing parasitic mite, Sarcoptes scabiei; it is characterized by intense itching and small, raised red spots in the area of the mite burrows.

MSH Definition: A contagious cutaneous inflammation caused by the bite of the mite SARCOPTES SCABIEI. It is characterized by pruritic papular eruptions and burrows and affects primarily the axillae, elbows, wrists, and genitalia, although it can spread to cover the entire body.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Infestation by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis
Infestation by Sarcoptes scabiei
Infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis (disorder)
Infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis
Sarcoptes scabeii infestation
SARCOPTIC ITCH
Scabies <infestation>
Scabies [Disease/Finding]
Scabies infestation
SCABIES

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C34998 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN mite infest caused by Sarcoptes scabiei MSH
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH TM UR VE VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000020002 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source NICHD NCI
CTV3ID XE0Se SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_CREATED 03/24/2000 MEDLINEPLUS
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000073002 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0182-2055 CSP
DID 2214-2667 CSP
DX 19600101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
HN MANGE, SARCOPTIC was see under SCABIES 1968-76 MSH
IAN DEFAULT ICD10
ICE Infestation by Sarcoptes scabiei; Norwegian scabies; Sarcoptic itch ICD9CM
INCLUSION_TERM Sarcoptic itch ICD10
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION A contagious cutaneous inflammation caused by the bite of the mite SARCOPTES SCABIEI. It is characterized by pruritic papular eruptions and burrows and affects primarily the axillae, elbows, wrists, and genitalia, although it can spread to cover the entire body. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D012532 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Scabies NDFRT
MESH_UI M0019458 NDFRT
MMR 20100625 MSH
MN C03.858.211.480.708 MSH
MN C17.800.838.775.800 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
MP_HEALTH_TOPIC_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/scabies.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Amharic https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/languages/scabies.html#Amharic MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Oromo https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/languages/scabies.html#Oromo MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Spanish https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/scabies.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ MEDLINEPLUS
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Scabies NCI
NUI N0000002681 NDFRT
OL use SCABIES to search MANGE, SARCOPTIC 1968-76 MSH
ORDER_NO 01202 ICD10CM
RXAUI 3236654 RXNORM
RXAUI 3236655 RXNORM
RXCUI 1022265 RXNORM
SNOMED_CID 128869009 NDFRT
SNOMEDID DE-74937 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS B86 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPTARGET~B86 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS B86 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~B86 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XE0Se SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000498005~MAPTARGET~DE-74937 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T037172 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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