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What lesion differentiates scabies from other rashes?
A curved or linear burrow about 1 to 10 mm long (caused by the movement of the mite in the stratum corneum) that often ends in a tiny papule or pustule.
Marco, C. and Soleimani, M. "Cutaneous Infestations" Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine. Jan 2013.
Image Source: http://www.bpac.org.nz/magazine/2009/february/scabies.asp
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