The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 53, Issue 6, pp 821–823 | Cite as

Pica in children

  • S. K. Tamer
  • P. Warey
  • J. S. Swarnkar
  • U. Tamer
Letters to the Editor


Phenobarbitone Febrile Seizure Serum Zinc Level Worm Infestation Trace Element Deficiency 


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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. Tamer
    • 1
  • P. Warey
    • 1
  • J. S. Swarnkar
    • 1
  • U. Tamer
    • 1
  1. 1.Khursipara Health Centre, Attached to Deptt. of PediatricsBhilai Steel Plant Main Hospital and Research CentreBhilai

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