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Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in pediatric patients: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  24632669     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy is a rare, demyelinating disease of the central nervous system caused by JC virus. Fewer than 30 cases have been reported in HIV- and non-infected children. We report the case of a 15-year-old girl with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and AIDS who presented with nystagmus, dysarthria and ataxia. Following combined antiretroviral therapy, she developed immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome, which proved fatal.
Hayden Schwenk; Lynn Ramirez-Avila; Shu-Hsien Sheu; Christian Wuthrich; Jeff Waugh; Adam Was; Umberto Degirolami; Sandra Burchett; Igor J Koralnik; Asim Ahmed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1532-0987     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-03-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e99-e105     Citation Subset:  IM    
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