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HTLV-1: Introduction

HTLV-1: Virus affecting the immune system and associated with a particular leukemia/lymphoma. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of HTLV-1 is available below.

Symptoms of HTLV-1

Treatments for HTLV-1

  • No treatment exists for infection with the HTLV virus
  • Thorough examination and investigation should be performed to look for complications
  • Patients should be educated on the lifelong implications of infection
  • Ongoing monitoring should be instituted for detection of associated conditions such as Adult T cell leukaemia/lymphoma and myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with HTLV-1?

HTLV-1: Related Patient Stories

HTLV-1: Complications

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Causes of HTLV-1

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Disease Topics Related To HTLV-1

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HTLV-1: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and HTLV-1

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HTLV-1: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: HTLV-1

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HTLV-1: Rare Types

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Statistics for HTLV-1

HTLV-1: Broader Related Topics

HTLV-1 Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of HTLV-1:

RAEB: Human immunodeficiency virus. Species of LENTIVIRUS, subgenus primate lentiviruses (LENTIVIRUSES, PRIMATE), formerly designated T-cell lymphotropic virus type III/lymphadenopathy-associated virus (HTLV-III/LAV). It is acknowledged to be the agent responsible for the acute infectious manifestations, neurologic disorders, and immunologic abnormalities linked to the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME. (MSH99) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Retrovirus causing T-cell leukemia - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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