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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 11/3/2017

Updated by: David L. Swanson, MD, Vice Chair of Medical Dermatology, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Medical School, Scottsdale, AZ. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.