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Case Studies | Medicine | India | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in HIV as First Presentation: A Case Report
Dr Jingyasa Swain | Dr Taranisen Sethi | Dr Shradhanjali Pani  | Dr Bitan Mohanty  | Dr Saumya Ranjan Sahoo
Abstract: Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy is a rare and late manifestation of AIDS caused by JC virus infection. A 40year old male presented to us with complaints of difficulty in speaking, altered behavior and generalized weakness, he was provisionally diagnosed to be a case of stroke. His laboratory report was positive for HIV. Later imaging as well as laboratory testing was done and he was diagnosed to be a case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy which is the first manifestation in our case rarely reported in Indian literature. This patient unfortunately died after 1month.
Keywords: PML HIV, PMLE, Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, demyelinating disease in HIV
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,
Pages: 677 - 679
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