Acute human T-lymphotropic virus type 1-associated myelopathy: a clinicopathologic study.

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BACKGROUND Recently, acute human T-lymphotropic virus type 1-associated myelopathy (HAM) was reported clinically without pathologic information. We report an autopsy case of acute HAM. OBJECTIVE To report the case of a 52-year-old man with acute-onset gait disturbance followed by rapidly progressive paraplegia, who died 9 months later. RESULTS The… (More)

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@article{Kasahata2003AcuteHT, title={Acute human T-lymphotropic virus type 1-associated myelopathy: a clinicopathologic study.}, author={Naoki Kasahata and Junichi Shiota and Yumi Miyazawa and Imaharu Nakano and Shigeo Murayama}, journal={Archives of neurology}, year={2003}, volume={60 6}, pages={873-6} }