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Diagnosis Stories

Do you remember the day your child officially got a diagnosis of PANS/PANDAS? Was it your first doctor? Was it your fifth? Were you devastated? Were you relieved to have an answer and the start of a...

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Autoantibody Biomarkers for Basal Ganglia Encephalitis in Sydenham Chorea and Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated With Streptococcal Infections

Chain Jennifer L., Alvarez Kathy, Mascaro-Blanco Adita, Reim Sean, Bentley Rebecca, Hommer Rebecca, Grant Paul, Leckman James F., Kawikova Ivana, Williams Kyle, Stoner Julie A., Swedo Susan E., Cunningham Madeleine W. Autoantibody Biomarkers for Basal Ganglia Encephalitis in Sydenham Chorea and Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated With Streptococcal Infections. Jnl Frontiers in Psychiatry. Vol.11, 2020. DOI.10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00564   

See Dr. Susan Swedo on new research on Autoantibody Biomarkers for Basal Ganglia Encephalitis for PANDAS and SC

Lyme Disease Basics
June 24, 2020
Lyme Disease Basics

Section 1: Lyme Disease Basics Nancy O’Hara, MD, MPH, FAAP, a member of the ASPIRE Professional Advisory Board, presented on Lyme Disease, Tick-Borne Illness and Co-infections as part of the NECH...

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We Are Brave – A PANS PANDAS Patient Story
We Are Brave – A PANS PANDAS Patient Story

We Are Brave - A PANS PANDAS Patient Story

I guess my advice for a PANDAS family would to always be there for your sick child. To always tell them that they are brave. Because we are. There may only be 1 in 200 of us, but we are the bravest...

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Local physician raises awareness of PANDAS
June 22, 2020
Local physician raises awareness of PANDAS

For young children, an innocuous sore throat could be a sign of PANDAS (pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders), a condition that a Solana Beach-based doctor has been centering his practice...

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