Autosensitization due to Pediculosis Capitis (a “Pediculid”) in a 16-Year Old Female: A Case Report

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Logan Kolb
Emma Hignett
Pearl Kwong

Keywords

pediculosis, pediculid, id reaction, autosensitization, head lice.

Abstract

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