Chronic myelopathy associated with human T-lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I).

@article{Gessain1992ChronicMA,
  title={Chronic myelopathy associated with human T-lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I).},
  author={Antoine Gessain and O Gout},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={117 11},
  pages={933-46}
}
PURPOSE To review the clinical, epidemiologic, immunologic, and virologic aspects of the chronic myelopathy associated with human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus type I (HTLV-I), currently called tropical spastic paraparesis/HTLV-I-associated myelopathy (TSP/HAM). DATA IDENTIFICATION Studies done after 1985, when TSP/HAM was first recognized, were identified by a computer search using MEDLARS II and CANCERLIT. Additional information was acquired from personal files and bibliographies of… CONTINUE READING

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