Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - C

cheilitis

Definition:

  • cheilitis - inflammation of the lip or lips.

Angular cheilitis is common, usually caused by infection, often a yeast, and is easily managed, whereas actinic cheilitis is uncommon and considered a pre-cancerous condition resulting from too much exposure to sunlight.

 

| carcinoma of lung | cardiac arrest | cardiomegaly | cardiospasm | cellulitis | cerebral hemorrhage | cerebral ischemia | cervicitis | cheilitis | cholecystitis | cholelithiasis | chronic brain syndrome | chronic lymphocytic leukemia | coma | contact dermatitis | Cushing’s Syndrome | cyanosis |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The risk among the general population of contracting Multiple Sclerosis is approx 1 in 800.

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