Ocular manifestations of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection.

@article{Buggage2003OcularMO,
  title={Ocular manifestations of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection.},
  author={Ronald R Buggage},
  journal={Current opinion in ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={420-5}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) infection is endemic in Japan, the Caribbean islands, and parts of Central Africa and South America. Known ophthalmic manifestations of HTLV-1 include malignant infiltrates in patients with adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, retinal degeneration, neuroophthalmic disorders, and keratoconjunctivitis sicca in patients with HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis, and HTLV-1-associated uveitis. This report reviews the… CONTINUE READING

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