Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - A

 atelectasis

Definition:

  • atelectasis - collapse of part of the lung caused by blockage to the airway (bronchioles) or by sustained shallow breathing

 

| abnormal gait | abscess | achalasia | acute brain syndrome | adenoma | agitation | alcohol intolerance | anaphylactoid | angina pectoris | anuria | apathy | aphasia | aphthous stomatitis | apnea | arrhythmia | arthritis | arthrosis | ascites | asthenia | asthma | ataxia | atelectasis | atrial fibrillation |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

In 1961, over 80% of Multiple Sclerosis patients were reported surviving to 20 years after onset of illness.

MS Drugs

It should be noted that the multiple sclerosis drugs currently in use to treat MS are immunomodulatory. This means the approved drugs used specifically in the treatment of multiple sclerosis have a direct effect on the workings and efficiency of the normal immune system... Read More