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(3) Email Exchanges with Dr. Rookie

Early June from Dr. Rookie to me: Dear “Patient”– MRI brain and Cervical spine both look normal, which is good. Your lab work still shows a positive ANA but with a weak titer. I think given that we should try to treat the headache and see if your […]

What is PANDAS (or PANS) ?

PANDAS (or PANS*) is  autoimmune encephalitis.  An autoimmune disease, in general,  means that the body attacks its own healthy tissues. “Why?” is the million (or billion) dollar question.  PANDAS is particularly brutal because the BRAIN is the organ affected by the autoimmune response.   Because the symptoms  of […]