Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Larry W. Blum, Richard A. Chambers, Robert J. Schwartzman, Leopold Streletz

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Abstract

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy occurred in two homosexual men affected with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Both patients received HLA-matched platelet transfusions in an attempt to increase their immune status, but we were unsuccessful in altering their fatal clinical course.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-139
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Neurology
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Platelet Transfusion
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Sexual Minorities
AIDS/HIV
Transfusion

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  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. / Blum, Larry W.; Chambers, Richard A.; Schwartzman, Robert J.; Streletz, Leopold.

In: Archives of Neurology, Vol. 42, No. 2, 1985, p. 137-139.

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Blum, Larry W. ; Chambers, Richard A. ; Schwartzman, Robert J. ; Streletz, Leopold. / Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. In: Archives of Neurology. 1985 ; Vol. 42, No. 2. pp. 137-139.
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