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How Long Does Pml Last

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PML - How long can remission last

I have a friend who was diagnosed with PML in August 94 and who has been in remission since early 95. I am told that this is rare and am wondering how long it can last?....Thanks Sandra...
Judith Currier, M.D.

Response from Judith Currier, M.D.

University of CA, LA School of Medicine
PML stands for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. It is a progressive neurologic condition caused by the JC virus. There is no known treatment for this condition at present. Most people who have PML also have very low CD4 cellcounts, and... Read more »

Recovery from PML (HIV-)

I have 2 questions regarding someone who has PML and is HIV negative. How long is the JC virus... Read more »


hi, i seem to get various answers to any info. about how long i should have and what to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? 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... Read more »
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 a rare AIDS-related condition of the brain, caused by the... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Leucoencefalopatía Multifocal Progresiva (LMP)

¿Qué Es la PML? ¿Cómo Se Detecta? ¿Cuál Es el Tratamiento Para la PML? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es la PML? La leucoencefalopatía multifocal progresiva (PML por sus siglas en inglés) es una infección viral grave que afecta el... Read more »
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La Leucoencefalopatía Multifocal Progresiva

Traducido y adaptado al Español por Luis Merino Información en inglés (English version) Índice Síntomas Diagnóstico Tratamiento La Citosina Arabinosida (Ara-C, cytarabine, Cytosar-UR) Las terapias antivirales de alta potencia... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know have any information on PML? Is is a death sentence? Read more »

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?


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Courtney's Story of PML YouTube

Posted by corkeesdad
PML..What is it...Google it....Courtney's Story of PML

When PML claimed my daughter Courtney's life, I began my personal quest to raise Worldwide Awareness! I thought to myself, how can one person could possibly accomplish such a huge task? That's... Read more »


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 support groups.


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