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Medical conditions, social and neurological patients of the T-lymphotropic virus humanities-HTLV I
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- Published: 7 January 2014
- Body Mass Index
- Nutritional Status
- Retrospective Analysis
- Neurological Disorder
The virus Human T lymphotropic (HTLV) can affect neurological disorders, gastrointestinal motility at low, causing constipation and nutritional deficiencies may occur. To identify the nutritional status of patients with HTLV I and social factors, clinical and neurological that may interfere with their quality of life.
Retrospective analysis, with individuals in a group of 150 patients who have regular monitoring in the outpatient HTLV, this group were evaluated 42 adult patients of both sexes, attended in 2012. We evaluated anthropometric factors (gender, age and body mass index - BMI), social (practical exercise), clinical and neurological (bowel movement and ambulation, neurological and vitamin D) and presence of coinfection. Nutritional status was determined by BMI (WHO, 2000). Data were analyzed using SPSS.
Social characteristics, clinical and neurological patients with HTLV I, Emilio Ribas Institute of Infectious Diseases, 2013 (n=42).
Habit - Constipation
Practical exercise - YES
Practical exercise - NOT
Vitamin D deficiency (below 10ng/ml)
Vitamin D insufficiency (10-30ng/ml)
Neurological disorders - YES
Neurological disorders - NOT
Difficulties in Ambulation - YES
Difficulties in Ambulation
Population eutrophic observed low motility and ambulation, vitamin D insufficiency, in HIV coinfection and physical inactivity, which are factors that influence the health and quality of life.
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