Acronym for Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus.
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Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus. This is a hypothesis that when some children are exposed to the common group-A beta-haemolytic streptococcal bacteria, which occur in the throat, they develop antibodies which attack the basal ganglia in the brain as well as those bacteria.
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PANDAS: An acronym for Pediatric Autoimmune Disorders Associated with Strep. PANDAS is the sudden onset of symptoms like those of obsessive-compulsive disorder or Tourette syndrome following infection with streptococcus bacteria, caused by an autoimmune reaction that affects the basal ganglia in the brain. If tics are seen, they may or may not be c
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PANDAS is an acronym for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections. 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) infecti
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pan′dăz Definitions: 1. Acronym for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections.
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