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Pregnancy complicated by HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP): a case report of one woman over three consecutive courses of pregnancy and childbirth
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  • Hiroshi Mori,
  • Eiji Shibata,
  • Tomoichiro Kuwazuru,
  • Takayuki Uchimura,
  • Emi Kondo,
  • Yukio Iwanaka,
  • Kiyoshi Yoshino
Hiroshi Mori
University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan
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Eiji Shibata
University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan
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Tomoichiro Kuwazuru
University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan
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Takayuki Uchimura
University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan
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Emi Kondo
University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan
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Yukio Iwanaka
University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan
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Kiyoshi Yoshino
University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan
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Abstract

There are few reports on pregnancy and childbirth of HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) patients. We present a woman who diagnosed with HAM/TSP and used a wheelchair in daily life. She had no neurological impairments and no obstetrical complications during her three courses of pregnancy and childbirth.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

19 Apr 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
20 Apr 2021Submission Checks Completed
20 Apr 2021Assigned to Editor
24 Apr 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
03 May 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 May 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
18 May 20211st Revision Received
28 May 2021Submission Checks Completed
28 May 2021Assigned to Editor
28 May 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
03 Jun 2021Editorial Decision: Accept