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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 12/14/2021

Updated by: Ramin Fathi, MD, FAAD, Director, Phoenix Surgical Dermatology Group, Phoenix, AZ. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.