Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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delusions

Definition:

  • delusions - gross misrepresentations of reality; false belief, strongly held despite evidence to the contrary, especially as a symptom of mental illness. Typical delusions include those of illness, persecution, romance, grandeur, and control.

 

| deafness | delirium | delusions | dementia | depersonalization | diabetes insipidus | diabetes mellitus | diplopia | duodenal ulcer | dyspnea | dystonia |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

2002 A patient with Multiple Sclerosis can expect to live to average population life-expectancy minus seven years (mean life expectancy - 7 years).

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