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AIDS InfoNet

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
Ask the Experts

I have PML

Robert J. Frascino, M.D.Thank you so much for your support and understanding on PML.I found out that I had HIV in June 2008. On the 2nd of January I was admitted to hospital, and after tests over a two-week period, I was diagnosed with PML. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to detect active JC virus. This is because up to 4 in 5 adults already have these antibodies, with or without HIV infection. How Do You Treat PML? Until recently, a diagnosis of PML was quite grim. The one therapy used for treating it, a toxic... Read more »

pml

what, does pml stand for in hiv pos poeple?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to detect active JC virus. This is because up to 4 in 5 adults already have these antibodies, with or without HIV infection.How Do You Treat PML?Until recently, a diagnosis of PML was quite grim. The one therapy used for treating it, a toxic drug... Read more »

pml. got treatment after going blind

will she ever recieve her eyesight and what are the survival rate since she has it 25 yrs and just started taking meds?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to detect active JC virus. This is because up to 4 in 5 adults already have these antibodies, with or without HIV infection.How Do You Treat PML? Until recently, a diagnosis of PML was quite grim. The one therapy used for treating it, a toxic... Read more »

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
...to detect active JC virus. This is because up to 4 in 5 adults already have these antibodies, with or without HIV infection. How Do You Treat PML? Until recently, a diagnosis of PML was quite grim. The one therapy used for treating it, a toxic... Read more »
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Project Inform

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...detect active JC virus. This is because up... Read more »
Project Inform

Cidofovir May Be Useful for PML

...Results from an Italian study suggest that cidofovir (Vistide) may be useful for people with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). PML is a relatively rare disease in people living with HIV, affecting the brain. It is caused by a... Read more »
Project Inform

What's New in Treatment Information?

... Cidofovir and Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Results from an Italian study suggest that cidofovir (Vistide) may be useful for people with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy 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 »
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PML - HEARD OF IT ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My partner is dying from PML & I am looking to get in touch with others who may be in or have been in this horrible situation. Or if anyone knows of any PML 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 »