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

Native Indians of North and South America, the Japanese and other Asian peoples have a very low incidence rate of Multiple Sclerosis.

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