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Topics: Tourette syndrome, Group A streptococcal infection, Streptococcus Pages: 2 (356 words) Published: February 24, 2014
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Streptococcus pyogenes (stained red), a common group A streptococcal bacteria. PANDAS is hypothesized to be an autoimmune condition is which the body's own antibodies to strep inappropriately attack, damage, and inflame the brain's basal ganglia. MeSHC537163

PANDAS is an acronym for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections, a rare disease that usually appears in children. This term describes a hypothesis that there exists a subset of children with rapid onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and/or tic disorders and these symptoms are caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GABHS) infections.[1] The proposed link...

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