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

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

Overview

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.

Update Date 2/21/2013