Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - D

dystonia

Definition:

  • dystonia - a movement disorder of neurological origin characterized by sustained muscle contractions, usually producing twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures or positions

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The incidence rate for non-identical twins, where one contracts Multiple Sclerosis, is approx 4%.

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are varied and can occur suddenly, then disappear again just as quickly. There are no specific sets of symptoms applicable to any of the types of multiple sclerosis. Additionally, symptoms of multiple sclerosis tend to vary considerably from one person to another and also to be distant in time... Read More