Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. A viral infection of the coating around the nerves of the brain. Symptoms: Memory loss, motor control problems, mood changes, seizures, vision impairment and/or speech impairment.
PROGRESSIVE MULTIFOCAL LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY. a rapidly progressing, often fatal brain disease believed to be caused by the JC papovavirus. PML infects oligodendrocytes (support cells in the brain) and leads to deterioration of the brain's white matter. Symptoms include headache, changes in mental status, speech and vision difficulties, limb weakness, seizures, loss of coordination and paralysis.
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a serious brain infection.