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Parasitic Infections of the Skin

Parasites on the skin are usually small insects or worms that burrow into the skin to live there or lay their eggs.

There are many types of parasitic skin infections that require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Dermatology Online Resources page in this web site for an Internet/World Wide Web address that may contain additional information on that topic.

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