Body-lice Sentence Examples
A body lice infestation is called pediculosis corporis.
In general body lice infestations occur in crowded, unsanitary facilities, such as prisons and military or refugee camps.
A doctor may need to distinguish between body lice and scabies (a disease caused by skin mites) and between pubic lice and eczema (a skin condition).
Over time body lice infestations can lead to a thickening and discoloring of the skin around the waist, groin, and upper thighs.
The treatment for body lice is a thorough washing of the entire body and replacement of infected clothing.Advertisement
Clothing infected with body lice should be ironed under high heat.
Malathion-An insecticide that can be used in 1% powdered form to disinfect the clothes of patients with body lice.