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February 1985

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.

Arch Neurol. 1985;42(2):137-139. doi:10.1001/archneur.1985.04060020047014

• 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.