Grain itch

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Grain itch (also known as "barley itch", "mattress itch", "prairie itch", and "straw itch") is a cutaneous condition caused by several types of mites, and characterized by intense pruritus.[1]:454

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.