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Chronic progressive myelopathy associated with elevated antibodies to human T‐lymphotropic virus type I and adult T‐cell leukemialike cells
Six adult patients had a chronic progressive myelopathy that possessed the following features: (1) high antibody titers to human T‐lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV‐I) in serum and cerebrospinal fluidExpand
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Increased replication of HTLV‐I in HTLV‐I–associated myelopathy
To estimate the replication of the human T‐cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV‐I) in patients with HTLV‐I‐associated myelopathy (HAM), or tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP), HTLV‐I DNA integrated intoExpand
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HLA haplotype‐linked high immune responsiveness against HTLV‐I in HTLV‐I‐associated myelopathy: Comparison with adult T‐cell leukemia/lymphoma
HLA haplotypes of 27 patients with human T‐lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV‐I)‐associated myelopathy (HAM) and 12 patients with adult T‐cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) were examined by analyzing HLAExpand
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HTLV-1 associated myelopathy (HAM).
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HTLV-I-associated myelopathy and adult T-cell leukemia cases in a family.
Familial cases of HTLV-I-associated myelopathy (HAM) and adult T-cell leukemia (ATL), developing in a daughter and father, respectively, are reported. The coexistence of both diseases in a family hasExpand
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Chronic progressive cervical myelopathy with HTLV-I infection
Objective: To investigate the role of human T-lymphotrophic virus type I (HTLV-I) infection in four patients who developed slowly progressive myelopathy with abnormal MRI lesions in the cervical cordExpand
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[Oligoclonal IgG bands in patients with HTLV-I associated myelopathy--detection by agarose isoelectric focusing, transfer to cellulose nitrate and immunoperoxidase staining].
The patient with HTLV-I associated myelopathy (HAM) shows a quite uniform clinical picture characterized by slowly progressive spastic paraparesis, slight sensory disturbances and urinary frequency,Expand
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