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

In 1961, over 80% of Multiple Sclerosis patients were reported surviving to 20 years after onset of illness.

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