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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Fact Sheet

What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose PML? How Do You Treat PML? Potent Anti-HIV Therapy Cytosine Arabinoside (Ara-C) Experimental Treatments Commentary The Bottom Line PML is a rare AIDS-related condition of the brain, caused by the JC virus. World wide, more than 4 in 5 adults are exposed to this virus, but it only causes disease in people with weakened immune systems. Before AIDS, PML was rarely seen except in people with...
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PML of the brain (PML, 2009)

My best friend just started having seizures about 5 months ago, the first time, he was taken by ambulance to the ER and because he had smoked marijuana (with a written doctors recomendation in the state of California) the ER doc dismissed anything...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Patrick in Redding,I'm stunned that an ER physician would so readily dismiss an AIDS patient that had a seizure!!!! A very thorough evaluation was warranted. Assuming it was caused by smoking medical marijuana demonstrates very poor... Read more »

PML SYMPTOMS

I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH PML 1 YEAR AGO. TWO WEEKS AGO I HAD A BRAIN BIOPSY TO CONFIRM THIS. THE REASON WAS BECAUSE MY SYMPTOMS WERE NOT FOLLOWING NORMAL PML SYMPTOMS. AND MY MRI'S WERE SHOWING AN ENHANCED LESION. SO FAR THE ONLY TEST TO COME...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I have seen increased tone in some patients that were thought to have PML, although it is not the most common finding. If you have a demyelinating disease, such as MS, as well, that should show up in the biopsy.... Read more »

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dear experts,may I have information about the blindness caused by PML and HIV? what are the percentages of HIV+ people having PML?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
PML is a viral infection of the brain that is only seen in the setting of very advanced immune disease (CD4 count well below 100). Even in this population, it is not terribly common, occurring in 5% or less of these people who do not receive HAART.... Read more »

PML Outside HIV patients?

Dear Dr. Feinberg,My sister recently died. After much uncertainty during her treatment when she was diagnosed with ADEM, however, after her death post mortem tests diagnosed that she had died from PML. My sister was HIV negative, her symptoms...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
PML can occur in both HIV+ and HIV- people, but typically attacks people whose immune systems are not functioning properly, for whatever reason. It is pretty rare among HIV-s. Since there is no proven effective treatment for PML, it is usually a... Read more »
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PML Disease: What is it?
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You may be asking yourself what exactly it is. PML stands for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. The majority of the population carries the Polyomavirus... Read more »

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Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »