Clinical course of HTLV-I-associated uveitis.

  title={Clinical course of HTLV-I-associated uveitis.},
  author={Kojiro Nakao and Norio Ohba and Masanori Nakagawa and Mitsuhiro Osame},
  journal={Japanese journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={43 5},
PURPOSE To define the long-term clinical course and visual outcome of human T-cell lymphotrophic virus type I (HTLV-I)-associated uveitis (HAU). METHODS We reviewed the clinical data on 96 eyes of 70 patients, 26 men and 44 women, with HAU, with specific reference to recurrence of the disease and long-term visual outcome. The mean follow-up period was 83 months (range, 12-276 months). RESULTS The mean age of onset was 42.8 years (range, 7-78 years of age), with men presenting at a… CONTINUE READING