Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
Other Names for this Disease
- Leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal
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Currently, the best available therapy is reversal of the immune-deficient state. This can sometimes be accomplished by alteration of chemotherapy or immunosuppression. In the case of HIV-associated PML, immediately beginning anti-retroviral therapy will benefit most individuals.
Last updated: 3/3/2011
- NINDS Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 2010; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/pml/pml.htm. Accessed 3/3/2011.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.