Alternative names
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy


PML is a rare inflammatory disorder that leads to loss of myelin in multiple areas within the white matter of the brain. It is a virus-induced disease seen in people with poor immune function (immunocompromised).

see Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy.

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Last revised: December 7, 2012
by Sharon M. Smith, M.D.

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