Toxocariasis and a 'disturbed child'
Type of Spiritual Experience
Pica (disorder) is an 'abnormal appetite for earth and other non-foods'.
A description of the experience
J Clin Psychiatry. 1979 Mar;40(3):139-40.
Visceral larva migrans and eosinophilia in an emotionally disturbed child.
Marcus LC, Stambler M.
Visceral larva migrans, Entamoeba coli, evidence of latent toxoplasmosis and a history of plumbism were found in an emotionally disturbed, retarded child. Patients with pica should be screened for parasitism and other diseases transmitted orally.