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Possible Causes For Pica disorder - Causes

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List of current finding(s):

Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Hookworm (Ancylostomiasis) disease
Deficiency Disorders
Iron deficiency anemia
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Lead poisoning in children
Pica/geophagia/clay/soil ingestion
Synonyms
Abnormal craving, Eats abnormal objects, pica, Pica (disorder), Pica Disease, pica in
Definition

Pica Disease is an urge to eat non-food like substances, such as: dirt, ice, clay, glue, sand, chalk, beeswax, etc.

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