Adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma in a pregnant woman diagnosed as a human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 carrier.

@article{Fuchi2016AdultTL,
  title={Adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma in a pregnant woman diagnosed as a human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 carrier.},
  author={Naoki Fuchi and Kiyonori Miura and Yoshitaka Imaizumi and Hiroo Hasegawa and Katsunori Yanagihara and Yasushi Miyazaki and Hideaki Masuzaki},
  journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={336-40}
}
Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is the causative agent of adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma (ATL), which is difficult to cure. In Japan, a nationwide HTLV-1 screening test in pregnant women has been recommended since 2011. A 30-year-old woman was diagnosed as being an HTLV-1 carrier in her previous pregnancy. During the current pregnancy, she had… CONTINUE READING