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.

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are varied and can occur suddenly, then disappear again just as quickly. There are no specific sets of symptoms applicable to any of the types of multiple sclerosis. Additionally, symptoms of multiple sclerosis tend to vary considerably from one person to another and also to be distant in time... Read More