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Mite and Other Bites: Debugging the Diagnosis

Mite and Other Bites: Debugging the Diagnosis

Demodex mite

Question 1:
A 43-year-old woman had erythematous plaques on the cheeks that were more prominent on the right side. She had no pruritus but reported occasional facial burning. The rash had overlying scale and minimal papules. The diagnosis was demodicidosis, caused by the Demodex mite.

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