Tropical spastic paraparesis/HTLV-I associated myelopathy

Abstract

In 1985 we had the first indication that human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV-I) was the possible etiological agent of a chronic myelopathy that seemed to be peculiar to the tropics and that is now known as endemic tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP). IgG antibodies to HTLV-I were found in serum and cerebrospinal fluid of patients from Jamaica, Colombia… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02780668

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