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Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy associated with multiple myeloma

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A case of progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is described associated with multiple myeloma (Kahler's disease).

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Un cas de leucoencéphalopathie progressive multifocale associée avec de myélome multiple (maladie de Kahler) est rapporté.

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Bethlem, J., van Gool, J. & den Hartog Jager, W.A. Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy associated with multiple myeloma. Acta Neuropathol 3, 525–528 (1964). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00688461

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Keywords

  • White Matter
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Chronic Lymphatic Leukaemia
  • Left Clavicle