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Melanotan and the Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome

Diego Kaski, MBBS, PhD; Nina Stafford, MBBS; Amrish Mehta, BSc(Hons), MBBS; Ieuan Harry Jenkins, MBBS, PhD; and Paresh Malhotra, BMBCh, PhD
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From Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.

Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(9):707-708. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-9-201305070-00020
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Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.

Left. Initial scan shows hyperintensity and swelling of the postcentral gyri on the left extending anteriorly to involve the left middle frontal gyrus and posteriorly to the parietal and left occipital lobes (arrows). Signal change is primarily cortical with some involvement of the juxtacortical white matter. Right. One week later, the signal changes have substantially resolved.

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