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.


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