New England PANS/PANDAS Association

New England PANS/PANDAS Association
New England PANS/PANDAS Association



Gabriella True, New England Chapter Board President

PANS = Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

PANDAS = Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections

If a child has sudden, acute onset of OCD and/or Food Restrictions & multiple neuropsychiatric symptoms, consider PANS/PANDAS.

  • OCD
  • Food Restriction
  • Anxiety/Separation Anxiety
  • Emotional Lability and/or Depression
  • Irritability, Aggression, Severe Oppositional Behavior
  • Behavioral/Developmental Regression
  • Deterioration in school performance
  • Sensory or motor abnormalities
  • Somatic symptoms, including sleep disturbances, enuresis or urinary frequency
  • New England PANS/PANDAS Association


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