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HTLV-I
Aug 28, 2000

What is HTLV-I and what complications along with HIV does it cause. Is it treatable also?

Response from Dr. Feinberg

HTLV-1 is another human retrovirus that usually causes T cell lymphoma or leukemia as well as disease of the spinal cord, muscles, joints and skin. The viral infection itself is not treatable.


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