The neuropathological examination of the spinal cord of 2 Jamaican patients with classical tropical spastic paraparesis disclosed an intense chronic meningomyelitis with demyelination. In the 1 case in which serum and cerebrospinal fluid were available, antibodies to the human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 were found.
|Journal||Annals of Neurology|
|Publication status||Published - 1988|
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