PANDAS

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PANDAS

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International OCD Foundation

Founded by a group of people with OCD in 1986, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is an international not-for-profit organization made up of people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders, as well as their families, friends, professionals and others. The mission and goals of the IOCDF are to: Educate the public and professionals about OCD in order to raise awareness and improve the quality of treatment provided; Support research into the cause of, and effective treatments for, OCD and related disorders; Improve access to resources for those with OCD and their fam

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "PANDAS" for support, advocacy or research.

International OCD Foundation

Founded by a group of people with OCD in 1986, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is an international not-for-profit organization made up of people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders, as well as their families, friends, professionals and others. The mission and goals of the IOCDF are to: Educate the public and professionals about OCD in order to raise awareness and improve the quality of treatment provided; Support research into the cause of, and effective treatments for, OCD and related disorders; Improve access to resources for those with OCD and their fam

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Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "PANDAS" returned 18 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A 'combined framework' approach to developing a patient decision aid: the PANDAs model.
 

Author(s): Chirk Jenn Ng, Nigel Mathers, Alastair Bradley, Brigitte Colwell

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There is a lack of practical research frameworks to guide the development of patient decision aids [PtDAs]. This paper described how a PtDA was developed using the International Patient Decision Aids (IPDAS) guideline and UK Medical Research Council (UKMRC) frameworks to support patients ...

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2014

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PANDAS and comorbid Kleine-Levin syndrome.
 

Author(s): Diana M Gerardi, Joseph Casadonte, Priyal Patel, Tanya K Murphy

Journal: J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2015 Feb;25(1):93-8.

 

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2015

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Disordered eating and food restrictions in children with PANDAS/PANS.
 

Author(s): Megan D Toufexis, Rebecca Hommer, Diana M Gerardi, Paul Grant, Leah Rothschild, Precilla D'Souza, Kyle Williams, James Leckman, Susan E Swedo, Tanya K Murphy

Journal: J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2015 Feb;25(1):48-56.

 

Sudden onset clinically significant eating restrictions are a defining feature of the clinical presentation of some of the cases of pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS). Restrictions in food intake are typically fueled by contamination fears; fears of choking, vomiting, ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2015

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The terms "PANDAS" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Giant pandas are not an evolutionary cul-de-sac: evidence from multidisciplinary research.
 

Author(s): Fuwen Wei, Yibo Hu, Li Yan, Yonggang Nie, Qi Wu, Zejun Zhang

Journal: Mol. Biol. Evol.. 2015 Jan;32(1):4-12.

 

The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is one of the world's most endangered mammals and remains threatened by environmental and anthropogenic pressure. It is commonly argued that giant pandas are an evolutionary cul-de-sac because of their specialized bamboo diet, phylogenetic ...

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2014

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PANDAS: a new disease?
 

Author(s): Sheila Knupp Feitosa de Oliveira

Journal: J Pediatr (Rio J). ;83(3):201-8.

 

To establish the diagnostic criteria for PANDAS and to analyze the existing evidence regarding its etiopathogenesis, treatment and prophylaxis.

Last Updated: 6 Jun 2007

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[Autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated to infection by streptococcus in the paediatric age: PANDAS].
 

Author(s): Y M Betancourt, J C Jiménez-León, C S Jiménez-Betancourt, V E Castillo

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2003 Feb;36 Suppl 1():S95-107.

 

The acronym PANDAS (Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus) describes the neuropsychiatric disorders resulting from an autoimmune response to an infection by streptococcus in children.

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2003

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Antibiotic Treatment and Intravenous Immunoglobulin Trial for PANDAS
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pandas

 

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2013

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Neurobiologic, Immunologic, and Rheumatologic Markers in Youth With PANS
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome; Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated With Streptococcal Infections; PANS; PANDAS

 

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016

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PANS - A Detailed Study of the Patients, Their Symptoms, Biomarkers and Treatment Offered in a Scandinavian Cohort
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Obsessive-compulsive Disorder With Acute Onset; PANDAS; Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated With Streptococcal Infections; Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS); Childhood Acute Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (CANS); Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

 

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2016

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