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

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

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