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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 951690, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/951690
Case Report

Open-Ring Enhancement in Pseudotumoral Multiple Sclerosis: Important Radiological Aspect

1Department of Neurology, Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
2Department of Neurosurgery, Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
3Pathology Service, Clínics Hospital, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil

Received 2 February 2014; Accepted 22 March 2014; Published 15 April 2014

Academic Editor: Chin-Chang Huang

Copyright © 2014 Frederico Carvalho de Medeiros et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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