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How Long Does Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy 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. Read more »

re: RESPONSE TO SENSELESS and comment for PML questioner)

re: senselessThat list would include every human being except you, correct? Oh, my mistake. You... Read more »

Follow up to my question on PML

The Infectious Disease Specialist (my daughter's doctor) reviewd the MRI and CT Scan and said it... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

...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.... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Castleman's disease, or HHV8 MAC, or Mycobacterium avium complex PCP, or Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia PML, or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (caused by the JC virus) TB, or Mycobacterium tuberculosis How Is It... 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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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 »
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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 »