Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder

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What is Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder?

Pediatric infection-triggered autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder (PITAND), is characterized by the development of OCD-like symptoms, tics, and neuropsychiatric symptoms after a viral or bacterial infection. It is often grouped with PANS and PANDAS, although the terms may not be interchangeable.

Common symptoms reported by people with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder


Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder

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(Adderall)
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Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)

Data from patients with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder

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(Adderall)
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How many evaluations
1
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Fatigue (1)

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Who has Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 1
30s 1
40s 1
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

44% Female
56% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from PITAND patients who have completed their condition history
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