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Scabies mite - photomicrograph

Scabies mite - photomicrograph

Overview

This is a highly-magnified photograph of the mite that causes scabies.

Review Date 9/30/2019

Updated by: Michael Lehrer, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.