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AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Jan;32(1):E1-2. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A2331. Epub 2010 Nov 4.

Deferiprone reduces hemosiderin deposits in the brain of a patient with superficial siderosis.

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Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. mlevy@jhmi.edu

Abstract

A man with superficial siderosis showed improvement in symptoms and reduction in hemosiderin by MR imaging following treatment with deferiprone, a lipid-soluble iron chelator.

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21051507
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10.3174/ajnr.A2331
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