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Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids


Other Names for this Disease
  • CLIPPERS
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Overview


Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (CLIPPERS) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. The main symptoms of CLIPPERS include double vision, nystagmus, uncoordinated movement (ataxia) and facial numbness or tingling. This condition can be treated by suppressing the immune system with steroids.
Last updated: 5/4/2012

References

  1. Pittock SJ, Debruyne J, Krecke KN, Giannini C, van den Ameele J, De Herdt V, et al. Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (CLIPPERS). Brain. Sept 2010; 133(9):2626-34. http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/133/9/2626.long. Accessed 5/4/2012.
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