Electron microscopic observations on a case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

  title={Electron microscopic observations on a case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy},
  author={Lloyd Silverman and Lucien Jules Rubinstein},
  journal={Acta Neuropathologica},
SummaryElectron microscopic observations are reported on a case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy unassociated with any lympho-proliferative disease. The morphological evidence suggests that the condition may be caused by the replication, in the glial cell nuclei of the central nervous system, of an infective agent belonging, or related, to the papova group of viruses. The possible implications of these observations are briefly discussed.RésuméUn cas de leucoencéphalopathie… 

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