Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy can complicate the course of a patient with sarcoidosis. Here we present a rare case of a 35-year-old patient with pulmonary sarcoidosis whose course was complicated by progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy involving the cerebellum. Neuroimaging and cerebrospinal fluid PCR played a crucial role in the diagnosis.
- infection (neurology)
- infectious diseases
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Contributors LP was involved in data collection, putting the manuscript together and in writing the first draft of the manuscript. AE was involved in diagnosis and management of the case and in conceptualisation and critique of the manuscript. AG was involved in radiological diagnosis and in critique of the manuscript. AN was involved in histopathological diagnosis and in critique of the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.