|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2017|
|Authors:||M. A. Valle-Barbosa, Muñoz-de_la_Torre, A., Vega-López, M. G., González-Pérez, G. J., Flores-Villavicencio, M. E.|
|Keywords:||lice, pediculosis, schools., students|
Paper in Spanish
The pediculosis capitis, is caused by the louse which lives on the human being`s head. This ailment has reappeared lately, transforming it in a public health problem. It is a parasitical skin disease common in children of scholar age, although it doesn`t exclude other educative levels, affective them psychologically and academically. At this moment the lice are present in the students of all schools in the country, such as Sonora, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Tabasco, Guerrero, and D.F. It is seen that there are reported at least twelve of pediculosis in Guadalajara, eleven in Lagos de Moreno, nine in Zapopan, three in Zapotlanejo, two in El Salto, two in Villa Hidalgo, Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos and Colotlán, respectively. The objective of this article is to describe the genesis of the pediculosis and the present situation of this problem in the Mexican scholars, based on the reports of the media.
La pediculosis en México: una historia que no concluye