Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy is a rare disease caused by JC virus infection and thus loss of myelin. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a disorder of the central nervous system caused by the JC virus. The JC virus, a human polyoma virus, is found widespread over the globe. This disease is very closely related to multiple sclerosis. The disease causes one specific lesion in the brain. PML is often considered as a fatal disease of the central nervous system most commonly associated with severe immunodeficiency syndrome.
Journal of Multiple Sclerosis is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on September, 2014