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

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