Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) after transplantation

@article{Nguyen2011ProgressiveML,
  title={Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) after transplantation},
  author={C. Nguyen and R. Shapiro},
  journal={Pediatric Transplantation},
  year={2011},
  volume={15}
}
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a rare and often fatal opportunistic demyelinating disorder related to a viral infection of the central nervous system that was initially described in immunocompromised patients. It has commonly been reported in patients with hematologic malignancies, systemic lupus erythematosus, and chronic inflammatory diseases and is recognized as an AIDS-defining illness. No effective treatment is available at present for PML, and the article by Weber et… Expand
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