Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - B

brain edema

Definition:

  • brain edema - excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain; causes include trauma, tumor, and increased permeability of capillaries as a result of anoxia or exposure to toxic substances

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Approx 50,000 people in Canada have Multiple Sclerosis.

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