Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - B

blindness

Definition:

  • blindness - being without sight; or, having a maximal visual acuity after correction by refractive lenses, of one-tenth normal vision or less (20/200 or less on the Snellen test).

 

| balanitis | blepharitis | blindness | brain edema | breast engorgement | bursitis |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

10% of cases of Multiple Sclerosis are diagnosed after the age of fifty.

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is currently thought to be an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease is one where the body's immune system is thought to attack its own cells and therefore cause damage.... Read More