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progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

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A viral infectious disease that involves reactivation of JC polyomavirus in immune-compromised individuals which causes the loss of white matter (which is made up of myelin, a substance the surrounds and protects nerve fibers) in multiple areas of the brain. The symptoms include hemiparesis, aphasia, dysarthria, hemianopia, cognitive impairment and coma. [ url:http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec16/ch217/ch217f.html url:http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/pml/pml.htm url:http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/progressive%20multifocal%20leukoencephalopathy ]

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database cross reference
  • CSP2005:2042-2309
  • ICD9CM:046.3
  • SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:22255007
  • ICD10CM:A81.2
  • NCI:C26815
  • MESH:D007968
  • UMLS_CUI:C0023524
  • GARD:7468
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DOID:643