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Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

... What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? Where Can I Get More Information? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy is a disease of the brain. "Leuco-" (or "leuko") means pale or white. Leucoencephalopathy is a disease of the white matter
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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)

I have a problem.I am very interested in being involved in a study of the treatment with Interleukin - 2 (IL2) to boost my T-cell count.The first time that I have contracted this virus (PML). Was in Sept. 1994.I was admitted to the Hospital, and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There is no clearcut answer to your question-- you may experience a flare of the PML if your CD4 cells increase significantly (the "immune reconstitution syndrome"), or your T cells may increase without this happening. Read more »

How do I know if my husband w/AIDS is developing Dementia, PML, or neurological infection?

Dear Dr. Currier,First of all, thank you for all your help to us all! My husband is 26, t-cell count of 47, viral load of 185,000 and just started therapy of viracept, zerit, and epivir 3 weeks ago. Over the past year, I have been noticing him...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...subtle in HIV+s, but diminished concentration and ability to do calculations are very typical symptoms. Neither dementia nor PML are associated with head/neck pain, and I suspect that may be a separate problem. He should be thoroughly evaluated... Read more »

PML??

Hello,First, excuse me for my uncomplete grammatical language.Last year me and my boyfriend heard about our hiv status.My boyfriend gets very ill, his CD4 count was 10.Soon after his diagnosis he got epilepsy and a half year later the doctors tell...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting (your English is fine). It does not sound like your boyfriend has recurrent PML. The reason that I say this is because it is rare for PML to relapse in cases when the CD4+ lymphocyte count increases to a Read more »

PML

My partner has just been diagnosed with AIDS. His T cell count is 106 and the viral load is very high. He is on triple therapy for the 1st time. He has PML. What are his chances? Are there any trials?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...His chances are good if he takes his HIV meds faithfully. Sometimes PML will respond to improvement in the person's immune system as a result HIV therapy. I don't know of any PML trials at the moment, Read more »
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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 Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Leucoencefalopatía Multifocal Progresiva (PML)

...http://books.google.com ): It is More Than a Wheelchair, More than HIV: Overcoming PML por Ron Kudrako. Parece que el libro Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML): Case Studies and Potential Treatments por Peter y Lisa Brosnan, ya... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Update on Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

... Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is an opportunistic viral infection of the central nervous system that occurs in 2-7% of individuals with AIDS. PML is Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...as: Neurosyhpilis Cyrptococcal Meningitis Toxoplasmosis (Toxo) Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Primary CNS lymphoma Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML) Some of these conditions may be treatable with drugs, therapy, or other medical... Read more »
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Know someone who died of PML/Liver Failure?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Hey guys, Just recently, a number of people I know who have been HIV+ for more than 20 years have died of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML) and liver failure. I wonder if anyone else had similiar experience? Cheers, ... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31, 1 Reply
...Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others affected by PML personally or... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
...Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others affected by PML personally or... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
...Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others affected by PML personally or... Read more »