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Retinal vasculitis in a mother and her son with human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 associated myelopathy.
  1. S Hayasaka,
  2. Y Takatori,
  3. S Noda,
  4. T Setogawa and
  5. H Hayashi
  1. Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan.

    Abstract

    A 53-year-old woman had difficulty in walking, raised titres to human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) in serum and cerebrospinal fluid, and yellowish white retinal lesions and vasculitis in the right eye. Her 20-year-old son also had difficulty in walking, raised titres to HTLV-1 in serum and cerebrospinal fluid, and retinal vasculitis and multiple whitish vitreoretinal spots in both eyes.

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