by Assunta Ginanneschi
Apparently our blog is getting popular, and we are very happy about that!
This time we’ve got a request from Paula*, a former classmate of mine, who asked me to blog on PANDAS . Her neighbor Marc* is affected by this rare disease; as a result, his entire family has been on a therapeutic odyssey of epic proportions.
At the age of 3, Marc had a severe case of strep throat, that worsened into Mononucleosis. He was hospitalized. After an antibiotic treatment, he recovered well and was discharged from hospital as a healthy child. A few weeks later he developed some tics, which he had never had before. Continue reading