2022 Intern Reports



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IMSA Internship Program


Numerous studies have indicated an association between vitamin D deficiency and the immune dysregulation and the pathogenesis of autoimmunity. An increased prevalence of vitamin D deficiency has been demonstrated in several pediatric autoimmune diseases, including autoimmune thyroid disease and Type-1 diabetes mellitus. This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in children with PANS, an autoimmune disorder characterized by abrupt-onset neuropsychiatric symptoms.

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Status of Vitamin D in Children with Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)



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