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Table 1 Clinical features of the pica cases

From: The prevalence of pica in tuberous sclerosis complex

  Gender Pica onset Current age TSC mutation Learning difficulty Autistic features Haemoglobin at onset* Epilepsy Pica item
Case 1 Female 41 47 Not known Severe Yes 110 g/l Yes Cigarette butts
Case 2 Male 41 46 TSC2 Severe Yes Not known Yes Furniture
Case 3 Female 14 18 TSC1 Moderate Yes 59 g/l Yes Furniture, cleaning implements
Case 4 Male 4 47 TSC2 Severe Yes 82 g/l Yes Furniture
  1. *Normal laboratory range 120–150 g/l.