PML

PML: neuro deficit (AMS, hemiparesis, ataxia) in AIDS pt, dx w PCR (JC virus DNA), brain biopsy (multifocal wht matter demyelination)


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  • PML
  • aka: Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy,
  • neuro deficit (AMS, hemiparesis, ataxia) in AIDS pt, dx w PCR (JC virus DNA), brain biopsy (multifocal wht matter demyelination)
  • immunocompromised, neuro deficit
  • neuro deficits (AMS, hemiparesis, ataxia, visual probs)
  • PCR: JC virus DNA, brain biopsy: multifocal white matter lesions, oligodendrocyte inclusions
  • JC virus, demyelination