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PANDAS/PANS 2016: An Update on Current Management and New Treatment Strategies

Start Date:
Saturday, 15 October, 2016
End Date:
Sunday, 16 October, 2016
Speciality:
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Multi, Otolaryngology
Website:
http://cme.medstarwashington.org/PANDAS

The diagnosis and treatment of Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) remain important challenges in pediatric medicine as children continue to suffer from the debilitating symptoms of both disorders. These challenges are met with radiologic imaging and streptococcus surveillance for early diagnosis, both reviewed at this conference. Medical and surgical therapies discussed at this conference will include deep brain stimulation, tonsillectomy, and behavioral therapy. Additionally, continuing and novel research will be presented, including a review of tonsil culture, cytokine, and animal model studies.

Location

Rosewood Hotel Sowwah Square,
Al Maryah Island Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates

Organizer Details

Conference organized by Lauren Mazanec

Phone:
Lauren Mazanec
Email:
lauren.a.mazanec@Medstar.net

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