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- List other conditions that can mimic pica.
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- Authors: Yasser Al Nasser, Erind Muco
- Editors: Ali J. Alsaad
- Editors-In-Chief: Rian KabirEnad Haddad
Chief Medical Reviewer: Tyler J. Torrico
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer: Sandra Coleman
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer: Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer: Scott C. Dulebohn
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