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Table 2 Frequency of the different signs and symptoms of the HTLV-1 indicator cases analyzed in the present study

From: Stability of the HTLV-1 glycoprotein 46 (gp46) gene in an endemic region of the Brazilian Amazon and the presence of a significant mutation (N93D) in symptomatic patients

Signs and symptoms N (%) Signs and symptoms N (%)
Sensitivity or pain: Ophthalmology:
Back pain 1 Headache 3 (7.5%)
Paresthesia 4 Eye discomfort 1
Leg pain 11 (27.5%) Burning sensation 1
Muscular weakness 10 (25.0%) Eye pain 1
Arthralgia 6 Clouded vision 1
Cramps 7
Dysautonomia: Skin:
Constipation 6 (15.0%) Itching 2 (5.0%)
Urinary incontinence 6 (15.0%) Scaly lesions 1
Frequent urination 2 Circular spots 2 (5.0%)
Erectile dysfunction 1 Furunculosis 1
Motor problems: Related to infection by the S. stercoralis parasite
Difficulty walking 5 Larvae in the feces 1
Falls 8 (20%) Anemia 2
Diarreia 3
  Weight loss (≥10 Kg) 2
Emaciation 4 (10%)
  1. Source: Study protocol, 2017