In A Pickle Over PANDAS

In A Pickle Over PANDAS

Book - 2015
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This book is about a young boy's journey with a harrowing illness called PANDAS, an acronym for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus. He wakes up one morning, and overnight, is stricken with unusual and frightening symptoms that turn his world upside down. Some of the symptoms he experiences are anxiety & OCD. This happened all because an autoimmune response caused dysfunctional antibodies to invade the basal ganglia of the brain instead of fighting off the streptococcus bacteria. The boy has never even heard of PANDAS. After a long road, filled with doctor visits, blood draws, procedures & surgery, he is finally on the road to recovery. In time, he is able to forget about this harrowing illness. Then, the only PANDAS he knows of are the black and white bears at the zoo.
Publisher: Sarasota, FL : First Edition Design Publishing, Inc., ©2015
ISBN: 9781622879236
9781622879250
Branch Call Number: 616.85 WEI 2015
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Barnett, Thomas

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