Incidence of autoimmune diseases in patients with scabies: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan.
Rheumatol Int 2017 Apr 18. Epub 2017 Apr 18.
Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, No. 161, Sec. 6, Minquan E. Road, Neihu District, Taipei, 114, Taiwan.
Scabies is a commonly occurring infectious immune-mediated inflammatory skin disease. Immune-mediated inflammatory processes are also observed in autoimmune diseases. There have been very few previous studies; however, that have investigated the possible association between scabies and autoimmune diseases. Read More