Spastic paraparesis

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Spastic paraparesis

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The terms "Spastic paraparesis" returned 169 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Balance, functional mobility, and fall occurrence in patients with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis: a cross-sectional study.
 

Author(s): Erika Pedreira da Fonseca, Katia Nunes Sá, Rebeca Freitas Reis Nunes, Antônio Carlos Ribeiro Junior, Síntia Freitas Bastos Lira, Elen Beatriz Pinto

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;51(2):162-167.

 

Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) may lead to reduced functional mobility and balance. It is important to establish specific parameters that identify these changes and predict the risk of falls in these patients. The ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Spastic paraparesis caused by X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy mimicking vacuolar myelopathy in a human immunodeficiency virus patient: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jin-Sung Park, Donghwi Park

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(20):e10756.

 

Vacuolar myelopathy is one of most common cause of spastic paresis in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. However, X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD), which is a metabolic disorder caused by impairment of peroxisomal beta-oxidation of very-long-chain fatty ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Temporal trends in Human T-Lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1) associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) incidence in Martinique over 25 years (1986-2010).
 

Author(s): Stephane Olindo, Severine Jeannin, Martine Saint-Vil, Aissatou Signate, Mireille Edimonana-Kaptue, Julien Joux, Harold Merle, Pascale Richard, Samuel Granjeaud, Philippe Cabre, Didier Smadja, Raymond Cesaire, Agnes Lezin

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Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) has been discovered in 1980 and has been linked to tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) in 1985 in Martinique. There is no data on HAM/TSP incidence trends. We report, in the present work, the temporal trends incidence of HAM/TSP in Martinique ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Spastic paraparesis" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Progressive spastic paraparesis and static syringomyelia: Silver syndrome/SPG17].
 

Author(s): Miguel Lafuente-Hidalgo, José L Peña-Segura, Rosana Ranz-Angulo, Alberto García-Oguiza, Raquel Pérez-Delgado, Silvia Izquierdo-Álvarez, Javier López-Pisón

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2015 Aug;61(4):188-91.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Tropical spastic paraparesis: a report of a new case in Spain].
 

Author(s): Luciana Midaglia, Antonio Pato-Pato, Iria Rodriguez-Constenla, Eloísa Santos-Armentia, Iciar Cimas-Hernando, María Lopez-Fernandez, Delicias Munoz-Garcia, Candelas Valeiras-Munoz, José R Lorenzo-Gonzalez

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2014 Jun;58(12):573-5.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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HTLV-I-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP): the role of HTLV-I-infected Th1 cells in the pathogenesis, and therapeutic strategy.
 

Author(s): Tatsufumi Nakamura

Journal: Folia Neuropathol. 2009 ;47(2):182-94.

 

Human T lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I)-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) is a chronic progressive myelopathy characterized by bilateral pyramidal tract involvement with sphincteric disturbances. The primary neuropathological feature of HAM/TSP is chronic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Effect of Raltegravir in Patients With Acute Tropical Spastic Paraparesis - Human T-Lymphotropic Virus 1 Infection
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: HTLV-I Infections; Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

 

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2017

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Evaluation of Patients With HAM/TSP
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: HTLV-I Infection; Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

 

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2018

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