Overview of Treatment of Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome
Swedo Susan E., Frankovich Jennifer, and Murphy Tanya K
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology-2017
Thus, treatment of PANS depends on three complementary modes of intervention:
- Treating the symptoms with psychoactive medications, psychotherapies (particularly cognitive behavioral therapy), and supportive interventions.
- Removing the source of the inflammation with antimicrobial interventions.
- Treating disturbances of the immune system with immunomodulatory and/or anti-inflammatory therapies.