Clippers – A Rare Neurological Entity

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    77 students

What you'll learn

Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (CLIPPERS) is a rare CNS inflammatory disorder involving predominantly the pons. read more »»

Do you know the disorder was first described in 2010 by Pittock and colleagues? It is a newly described pontine-centric inflammatory disorder with distinct clinical and radiological features. Primary care physicians should be aware of CLIPPERS and relevant differential diagnoses so that the advantages of early diagnosis and GCS-based therapy are not missed. Further studies to determine the exact nosological position of the disorder, potential biomarkers, reliable diagnostic criteria, and the optimal form and duration of treatment, are essential. Learn more about the case of CLIPPERS in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Budding Neurologists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • A Rare case of neurology
  • Clippers – A case presentation
  • Diagnosis and Management


Dr. Ashika Ponda

DNB Neurology Resident, Ahmadabad


DNB Neurology Resident, Ahmadabad

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