The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the discussion on the talk page. Scabies is a transmissible ectoparasite skin infection characterized by superficial burrows, intense pruritus (itching) and secondary infection. The word 'scabies' is Latin for 'itch'. Etiology Caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei, variety hominis, it produces intense, itchy skin rashes when the impregnated female tunnels into the stratum corneum of the skin and deposits eggs in the burrow. Th ...
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Overview
... Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by a tiny, eight-legged burrowing mite called Sarcoptes scabiei . The presence of the mite leads to intense itching in the area of its burrows. The sheer disc...
Source: MayoClinic

FDA Issues Health Advisory Regarding Labeling Changes for Lindane Products
... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a Public Health Advisory concerning the use of topical formulations of Lindane Lotion and Lindane Shampoo for the treatment of scabies and lice. The...
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration