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HTLV-I associated tropical spastic paraparesis. Cerebral spinal fluid evolutive aspects in 128 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8585817     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In order to evaluate if there is variation on the intensity of cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) response during HTLV-I associated tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP) evolution we retrospectively reviewed 128 cases. The results indicate that although CSF inflammatory alterations can persist over a 10-year period, they tend to become slight or even absent after the second year of TSP evolution.
O A Moreno-Carvalho; C M Nascimento-Carvalho; B Galvão-Castro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0004-282X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-19     Completed Date:  1996-03-19     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0125444     Medline TA:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Country:  BRAZIL    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  604-7     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
L.C.R., Fundação José Silveira, Salvador, Brasil.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Count
Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteins / analysis
Middle Aged
Paraparesis, Tropical Spastic / cerebrospinal fluid*,  pathology
Retrospective Studies
gamma-Globulins / cerebrospinal fluid
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteins; 0/gamma-Globulins

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