What Is Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric OCD?

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There is a controversial, and today that's often referred to by the acronym PANDAS, Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Strep infection. There is seems to be a subset of children that in contrast in most cases of us who they have a very sudden dramatic onset of OCD intakes and it's has been hypothesis that that's led to infection with strep, untreated strep pharyngitis.

There continues to be controversial there's some evidence that use of antibiotics may be helpful. But we still don't know for sure whether that it's coincidental or it's actually causal.