DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Pthirus pubis infestation

Pthirus pubis infestation [DOID:13760]

A lice infestation that involves parasitic infestation by pubic lice Pthirus pubis, which are found in the pubic hair, less commonly in eyebrows, eyelashes, beard, mustache, armpit, perianal area, groin, trunk and scalp. The symptoms include itching in the pubic and groin area. Intense itching leads to scratching which can cause sores and secondary bacterial infection of the skin.

Synonyms:  Pthirus pubis infestation,  DOID:13760,  Infestation by Phthirus pubis (disorder),  Pediculosis Pubis,  Pediculus pubis ...