Medical Dictionary: Body lice


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Body lice: Another name for Pediculosis.
Body lice (condition): Lice infestation of the body

Body lice: Body lice are parasitic insects that live on the body and in the clothing or bedding of infested humans. Infestation is common, found worldwide, and affects people of all races. Body lice infestations spread rapidly under crowded conditions where hygiene is poor and there is frequent contact among people.1

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