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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy: A Disease of the White Matter of the Brain

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Nerve signals now cannot be sent from the brain and spinal cord throughout the body.

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy can be fatal, often within just a matter of weeks or months. However, if the immune system can be strengthened, it is possible to recover from PML's debilitating symptoms, though severe neurological impairment may remain.


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The person whom I know who has PML smokes a LOT of marijuana. Is that beneficial to his disease or is he just using it as an excuse to maintain his drug habit while he has PML?

June 1, 2010 - 4:50am
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