Clinical Presentation of Pediatric Autoimmune.
PANDAS and anorexia nervosa - A spotters' guide: Suggestions for medical assessment About this resource OBJECTIVE: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infection (PANDAS) should be considered in sudden onset, prepubertal Anorexia Nervosa (AN), arising shortly after an apparent streptococcal infection.
The term Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus infections (PANDAS) was coined by Swedo et al. in 1998 to describe a subset of childhood obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and tic disorders triggered by group-A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes infection. Like adult OCD, PANDAS is associated with basal ganglia dysfunction.
I am very excited to report Breakthrough Research published in today's Journal of Clinical Investigation for PANDAS-PANS children. Thank you Drs. Dritan Agalliu, Neuroscientist, Columbia U. and Pat Cleary, Microbiologist, Univ. of Minn. Below you will find a link to the JCI manuscript as well as a video created by Drs. Agalliu and Cleary to further clarify their important research paper.
Susan E. Swedo's 224 research works with 14,627 citations and 12,001 reads, including: Supplementary material.
From Research Subgroup to Clinical Syndrome: Modifying the PANDAS Criteria to Describe PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome) Susan E. Swedo, James F. Leckman, Noel R. Rose (Pediatrics and Therapeutics-2013) Full PDF A Case Report of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Following Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis.
Despite continued debates about the role of Group A streptococcal infections in the etiopathogenesis of PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections), experts on both sides of the controversy agree that a subgroup of children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have an unusually abrupt onset of symptoms, accompanied by a variety of.
PANDAS is a cute acronym for a not-so-cute disorder that can start immediately after a strep throat infection. In 1998, Dr. Susan Swedo published a paper describing Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders associated with streptococcal infections—PANDAS for short.