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Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal

Introduction: Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal

Description of Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal

Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal (medical condition): Progressive degenerative condition of the brain....more »

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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy:
  »Introduction: Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  »Symptoms of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  »Causes of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  »Treatments for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal: An opportunistic viral infection of the central nervous system associated with conditions that impair cell-mediated immunity (e.g., ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and other IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES; HEMATOLOGIC NEOPLASMS; IMMUNOSUPPRESSION; and COLLAGEN DISEASES). The causative organism is JC Polyomavirus (JC VIRUS) which primarily affects oligodendrocytes, resulting in multiple areas of demyelination. Clinical manifestations include DEMENTIA; ATAXIA; visual disturbances; and other focal neurologic deficits, generally progressing to a vegetative state within 6 months. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp36-7).
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Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal: Related Topics

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Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal, or a subtype of Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal as a Disease

Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal: Another name for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  »Symptoms of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  »Causes of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  »Treatments for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal: Related Diseases

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Causes of Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal

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Symptoms of Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal (Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy)

Some of the symptoms of Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal incude:

Treatments for Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal (Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy)

Treatments for Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal (Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy) include:

Treatment of Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal: For more treatment information about Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal, see treatment of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal)

Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal: Article Excerpts about Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is an infrequent disorder of the nervous system that primarily... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Information Page: NINDS)

Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal: Related Disease Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal

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Hierarchical classifications of Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal

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