Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - C

cholecystitis

Definition:

  • cholecystitis - inflammation of the gallbladder. Can be chronic (long lasting) or acute (sudden onset, short term)

 

| 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 of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if your father has the disease is approx 1 in 100.

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