Ana Lúcia Borges Starling

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HTLV-1 Associated Myelopathy/Tropical spastic parapar-esis (HAM/TSP) is the classical neurological syndrome associated with this retrovirus, although other neurological complications are described. We collected data in the neu-rological and epidemiological databases related of the GIPH cohort, from 1997 and 2012, as well as in the records of the(More)
Dizziness is a common complaint in HAM/TSP and can occur due to vestibulospinal tract dysfunction. This tract can be assessed through Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP). The aim was to correlate the result of VEMP generated by acoustic stimuli and dizziness in individuals with HTLV-1-asymptomatic infection and HAM/TSP. VEMP was recorded from(More)
Dizziness is a symptom in human T cell lymphotropic virus type-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) and may occur due to vestibulospinal tract dysfunction. This tract can be assessed by an electrophysiological test called vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (VEMP). The aim was to correlate the result of VEMP generated by acoustic(More)
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