Table 1

Common subtypes of pica according to the substance ingested

Subtypes of pica Substance ingested
AcuphagiaSharp objects
ConiophagiaDust
CoprophagiaFaeces
EmetophagiaVomit
HyalophagiaGlass
LithophagiaStones
PagophagiaIce
PlumbophagiaLead
TricophagiaHair, wool or other fibres
XylophagiaWood