[Bladder involvement in HTLV-I associated myelopathy].

  title={[Bladder involvement in HTLV-I associated myelopathy].},
  author={Koichiro Nomata and Hiroshi Suzu and Yoshiaki Yushita and Hiroshi Kanetake and Yasuki Saito},
  journal={Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai zasshi. The japanese journal of urology},
  volume={82 7},
The HTLV-I infection was endemic in south western Kyushu. This human T-lymphotropic virus type I may cause HTLV-I associated myelopathy (HAM), a neurological disease characterized by a spastic paraparesis. And one of the minor diagnostic features of HAM is the presence of cystorectal disturbance. We experienced 35 HAM patients with a neurogenic bladder. A… CONTINUE READING