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Formication Due to True Parasitic Infestation: Bird Mites

Wei-Liang Koh, MD; Tsun-Tsien Liu, MD; Yong-Kwang Tay, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(4):508-509. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.72.
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