From Research Subgroup to Clinical Syndrome: Modifying the PANDAS Criteria to Describe PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric

@article{Swedo2012FromRS,
  title={From Research Subgroup to Clinical Syndrome: Modifying the PANDAS Criteria to Describe PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric},
  author={E. Swedo and J. Leckman and N. Rose},
  journal={Pediatrics & Therapeutics},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={1-8}
}
  • E. Swedo, J. Leckman, N. Rose
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics & Therapeutics
  • 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 comparably severe and acute neuropsychiatric symptoms. The acuity of symptom onset is the hallmark feature… CONTINUE READING

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