Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Associated with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in an Immuno-Compromised Indian Patient
- *Corresponding Author:
- Pradeep Das
Scientist-G & Director
Department of Clinical Medicine
Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences
(Indian Council of Medical Research)
Agamkuan, Patna-800 007, Bihar, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: July 17, 2013; Accepted Date: August 28, 2013; Published Date: August 31, 2013
Citation: Pandey K, Singh D, Das VR, Bimal S, Singh BK, et al. (2013) Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Associated with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in an Immuno-Compromised Indian Patient. J AIDS Clin Res 4:241. doi:10.4172/2155-6113.1000241
Copyright: © 2013 Pandey K, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
We present here a case of progressive visual loss and convulsions in a 45 year old male immuno-compromised patient with pulmonary tuberculosis. He was subsequently diagnosed as Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, cerebrospinal fluid and clinical findings.