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How can we detect pml?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Diagnosis PML

The diagnosis is usually made by the finding of jacob-creutzfeld virus in the spinal fluid or brain biopsy.
Mri findings show multifocal non enhancing lesions without mass effect in the brain's cortical white matter.

In brief: Diagnosis PML

The diagnosis is usually made by the finding of jacob-creutzfeld virus in the spinal fluid or brain biopsy.
Mri findings show multifocal non enhancing lesions without mass effect in the brain's cortical white matter.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology
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In brief: MRI & biopsy

The pattern on MRI of the brain can be very suggestive, but a biopsy (surgery to get brain tissue to examine) is the only way to definitively diagnose it.

In brief: MRI & biopsy

The pattern on MRI of the brain can be very suggestive, but a biopsy (surgery to get brain tissue to examine) is the only way to definitively diagnose it.
Dr. Anthony Mosley
Dr. Anthony Mosley
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