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Scabies mite, photomicrograph

Scabies mite, photomicrograph

Overview

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

Update Date 10/9/2015

Updated by: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.