Human T-lymphotropic virus I (HTLV-I) is associated with a wide range of neurological disorders mostly accompanied with a chronic inflammatory reaction. Multiple sclerosis (MS)-like presentation of the HTLV-I infection has been increasingly reported and it has been proposed that chronic inflammation due to HTLV-I could trigger MS at least in a subset of patients. Here we report a case of a supposedly asymptomatic carrier of HTLV-I with subsequent development of frank MS symptomatology.
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