Demodicidosis is a rare parasitic cutaneous disease due to Demodex mite infestation characterized by variable degrees of spinulosis erythema papules and pustules usually accompanied by a burning or pruritic sensation. Face (incl. eyelids) is most frequently affected but ear canal scalp neck back chest nipples buttocks penis and extremity (legs and arms) involvement have also been observed. Dermoscopic examination reveals Demodex tails and follicular openings.
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