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n, pl -pathies
1. (Medicine) a disease of or damage to the spinal cord
2. (Medicine) a disease of or damage to the bone marrow


(ˌmaɪ əˈlɒp ə θi)

n., pl. -thies.
any disorder of the spinal cord or of bone marrow.
my`e•lo•path′ic (-ləˈpæθ ɪk) adj.


n. mielopatía, cualquier condición patológica de la médula espinal o de la médula ósea.
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Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) can induce adult T-cell leukemia or lymphoma and HTLV-1-associated myelopathy or tropical spastic paraparesis.
The ratio of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is 2:1 in males and females while the reverse is the case for HTLV-1-associated myelopathy (HAM)/tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP).
Increased human T lymphotropic virus type-1 (HTLV-1) proviral DNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and bronchoalveolar lavage cells from Japanese patients with HTLV-1-associated myelopathy. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1993;48:170-7.