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Indian J Sex Transm Dis AIDS. 2018 Jan-Jun;39(1):55-58. doi: 10.4103/ijstd.IJSTD_4_15.

AIDS-related progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy-really rare in India: A case report and review of literature.

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1
Department of Medicine, NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.
2
Anti Retroviral Therapy Centre, NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.
3
Department of Neurosurgery, NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Abstract

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a rare but devastating disease in acquired immuno deficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients. PML in HIV/AIDS is rare in India and literature is limited. We are reporting a case of probable AIDS-related PML from Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Centre Jabalpur. It was our first case of PML (possible) in 3194 registered HIV patients taking ART since 2006.

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AIDS-related progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy; HIV; highly active antiretroviral therapy; opportunistic infections

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