Volume 72, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Alterations in the immunologic response induced by human T cell lymphotrophic virus type I (HTLV-I) predispose the development of disseminated strongyloidiasis. We report a case of an atypical clinical presentation of strongyloidiasis in a patient co-infected with HTLV-I causing scrotal and perineal pain and infertility. was found in the analysis of the sperm and specific therapy for strongyloidiasis was associated with disappearance of the symptoms.


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  • Received : 27 Jan 2004
  • Accepted : 19 Oct 2004

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