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La leucoencefalopatía multifocal progresiva es una inflamación viral en avance de la materia blanca del cerebro. Las personas inmunosuprimidas son más susceptibles a este trastorno que la población general. Una evidencia de la enfermedad puede ser la pérdida reciente de la coordinación y debilidad en una persona, seguida por pérdida del lenguaje, problemas visuales y dolores de cabeza.
- Last Reviewed on 02/16/2012
- Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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