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Neuro Abnormal T2 signal in the white matter

A 35 Yr old man develops, hemiparesis, hemiparesis, and cognitive deterioration. MRI of the brain shows wide spead areas of abnormal T2 signal in the white mater. An electroencephalogram shows diffuse slowing over both cerebral hemispheres. Examination of tissue obtained on biopsy shows demyelination with abnormal giant oligodendrocytes. some of which contain eosinophilic inclusions. This patients abnormality occurs most commonly in Association with which of the ffg diseases

a) AIDS
d) Chicken pox
c) Multiple sclerosis
d) Measles
e) rabies
f) syphillis
g) Tuberculosis
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A. AIDS ??????
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It's Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy................AIDS........
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why not multiple sclerosis??
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why not multiple sclerosis??

Eosinophilic inclusion bodies in oligodendrocytes is a feature of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy and SSPE................demyelination is seen in PML and associated with AIDS>..............correct me if i m wrong.........thanx.
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A) AIDS

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Are you really gona just copy paste kaplan questions on here? You should be more original
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Are you really gona just copy paste kaplan questions on here? You should be more original
put a sock in it douchebag!!! i'm just trying to to learn here ...so back off!! if u're the type that "crams" questions and their answers w/out knowing why?
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put a sock in it douchebag!!! i'm just trying to to learn here ...so back off!! if u're the type that "crams" questions and their answers w/out knowing why?
Hey fren just ignore these crap people who don't want to learn.............we're here in this forum to share and learn, not to compete................let these invaders do whatever **** they want, we'll not stop right?.............lol.........also thanx for this great question.
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A 35 Yr old man develops, hemiparesis, hemiparesis, and cognitive deterioration. MRI of the brain shows wide spead areas of abnormal T2 signal in the white mater. An electroencephalogram shows diffuse slowing over both cerebral hemispheres. Examination of tissue obtained on biopsy shows demyelination with abnormal giant oligodendrocytes. some of which contain eosinophilic inclusions. This patients abnormality occurs most commonly in Association with which of the ffg diseases

a) AIDS
d) Chicken pox
c) Multiple sclerosis
d) Measles
e) rabies
f) syphillis
g) Tuberculosis
Hmm..a)AIDS..typing what i learnt from this questionThanks for q.
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My ans is aids
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hey guyz when reading a neuro question how do you guyz break it down?

usually when reading it cause of the words i just feel lost and my brain totally slacks off and even if i know it i just feel like i dont know it at all any help?
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