Strep infection may prompt a severe reaction in some children, causing their own immune system to attack cells in the brain. What appear to be extreme psychological symptoms result from what is really a physical disorder. The disorder, known as PANDAS, is often misdiagnosed. Experts discuss. 

Guests:

  • J.C. Konecny, former Executive Director, PANDAS Network and parent of PANDAS sufferer
  • Dr. Elizabeth Latimer, Washington DC neurologist

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