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Lice, head - nits in the hair with close-up


Lice, head - nits in the hair with close-up
This photograph shows the "nits" or tiny white egg sacks attached to the hairs. Schools often insist that these be entirely removed before a child returns to school.


Review Date: 2/21/2013
Reviewed By: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang

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