Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy as the first manifestation of occult sarcoidosis: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Davis2013ProgressiveML,
  title={Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy as the first manifestation of occult sarcoidosis: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Matthew J. Davis and Adnan Afsar Khan and Walter Royal},
  journal={The neurologist},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={26-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a demyelinating disease of the central nervous system, is caused by reactivation of the JC virus. This disease is typically seen in individuals with known immune suppression. It has also been associated with other inflammatory conditions, such as sarcoidosis. CASE REPORT A 68-year-old woman without known immune suppression presented with mental status changes over several weeks. Brain biopsy and cerebrospinal fluid analysis led to… CONTINUE READING

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