Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - C

cyanosis

Definition:

  • cyanosis - bluish or purplish tinge to the skin and mucous membranes usually caused by a lack of oxygenated blood reaching the affected areas

 

| 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

Multiple Sclerosis affects women much more frequently than men. Approx. 1.7 – 2:1 in the US and approx 3:2 in the UK. The ratio of white to non-white is approx 2:1.

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