Human T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma virus type 1-associated infective dermatitis in Africa: a report of five cases from Senegal.

@article{Mah2004HumanTL,
  title={Human T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma virus type 1-associated infective dermatitis in Africa: a report of five cases from Senegal.},
  author={A Mah{\'e} and Laurent Meertens and Fatimata Ly and Papa Salif Sow and Cheick Tidiane Diop and N. G. D. Samb and Ousmane Madiagne Diop and Françoise Valensi and Antoine Gessain},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={150 5},
  pages={
          958-65
        }
}
BACKGROUND Infective dermatitis (ID) is a rare dermatological condition of childhood that has been linked to human T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma virus type 1 (HTLV-1). Most cases have been reported in the Caribbean. Although several million people are estimated to be infected by HTLV-1 in sub-Saharan Africa, no case of ID has been reported in this area. OBJECTIVES To identify and to describe cases of HTLV-1-associated ID in Senegal, West Africa. METHODS Over a 3-year period, a serological test… CONTINUE READING
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