HTLV-I-associated myelopathy

HTLV-I-associated myelopathy

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HTLV-I-associated myelopathy (HAM)/tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP) with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-like manifestations.
HTLV-I is an abbreviation for human T-cell lymphoid tropic virus type 1, also called human T-cell leukemia type 1, a virus that has been seriously implicated in several kinds of diseases, including HTLV-I-associated myelopathy, and as a virus cancer link for leukemia (see adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma) (7).
Nationwide survey of HTLV-I-associated myelopathy in Japan: association with blood transfusion.
Fluctuation of HTLV-I proviral DNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of HTLV-I-associated myelopathy.
Altered subset of peripheral blood lymphocytes in patients with HTLV-I-associated myelopathy (HAM).
The virus is associated with two diseases: a hematologic malignancy known as adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma and a degenerative neurologic disease named HTLV-I-associated myelopathy or tropical spastic paraparesis (2).
Although the vast majority of infected individuals are asymptomatic carriers, HTLV infection is known to cause Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL), and HTLV-I-associated myelopathy (HAM) in some patients.
Immunocytochemical analysis of the cellular infiltrate in the spinal cord lesions in HTLV-I-associated myelopathy.
Pathological and virological assessment of acute HTLV-I-associated myelopathy complicated with encephalopathy and systemic inflamation.