Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - C

chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Definition:

  • chronic lymphocytic leukemia - blood cancer - lymphocytic leukemia that is marked by an abnormal increase in the number of mature lymphocytes and especially B cells

 

| 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

In 1936, only 8% of patients with Multiple Sclerosis were reported to survive beyond 20 years after onset of illness.

Life Expectancy

Life expectancy for people who have multiple sclerosis is growing longer with every passing year, particularly with the advancement of medical science, new drugs and better care and understanding of the disease.... Read More