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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
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Can PML cause personality change?

My partner is in the hospital with questionable PML. Is personality change common with this infection only or are there other AIDS related infections that would cause this? He also has lost use of his entire left side. MRI suggests PML but does...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...PML stands for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. It's a condition caused by a virus (called the JC virus). PML attacks the cells of the brain causing them not to function. Read more »

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 »

pml-hiv+

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). Read more »

Brain has JC virus and PML

My elder brother is an AIDS patient who has been in Hong Kong hospital over 3 months. Recently his doctor discovered his right brain has shadow and think it's JC virus (or disease:PML). Now his left side cannot move, including face/arm/hand/leg and...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...The JC virus is a virus which infects the brain of advanced cancer patients and causes PML-- progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. PML can lead to neurologic deficits as indicated in your query. The best treatment for your brother would... 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 »
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 »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...recovery. MAC during immune recovery may show unusual symptoms. Fact Sheet 514 has more information on MAC. Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy (PML): See Fact Sheet 516 for a description of this viral brain infection. Immune... Read more »
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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 »

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 »