Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated With Streptococcal Infections Manifestations in a Teenager

Sivakanthan A, Gedeon J, Sadaf S, et al. Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections manifestations in a teenager. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2023;25(5):23cr03505. October 5, 2023.

This is a case of an 18-year-old male patient with PANDAS resistant to most treatments recommended in the literature. The patient lives with his parents, was recently home schooled, and has a history of autoimmune encephalitis, OCD, and Tourette’s disorder. He was admitted to an inpatient psychiatric unit for daily physical aggression toward his parents.

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