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CLIPPERS
  1. Aniello Iovino1,
  2. Walter Del Vecchio2,
  3. Francesco Aruta1,
  4. Rosa Iodice3
  1. 1Department of Neurosciences, Reproductive and Odontostomatology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
  2. 2Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
  3. 3Department of Neurosciences, Reproductive Sciences and Odontostomatology, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aniello Iovino, Department of Neurosciences, Reproductive and Odontostomatology, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli 80131, Italy; anielloiovino{at}msn.com

Abstract

We present the clinical case of a woman suffering from CLIPPERS syndrome (chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids). The images obtained from the brain magnetic resonance show the lesions typical of the disease.

  • MRI
  • neuroradiology
  • clinical neurology
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  • Contributors AI: design and conceptualised study; acquisition and analysed the data; drafted the manuscript for intellectual content. FA: revised the manuscript for intellectual content. WDV: analysed the data; revised the manuscript for intellectual content. RI: design and conceptualised study; revised the manuscript for intellectual content.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed by Emma Tallantyre, Cardiff, UK.

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