Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - E

edema

Definition:

  • edema - abnormal and excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue spaces, the lungs or a body cavity

 

| edema | encephalopathy | endocarditis | enteritis | epididymitis | erythema nodosum | esophagitis | euphoria | exfoliative dermatitis |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if a first-degree relative (father, mother, sibling) has the disease, is approx 1% - 3% overall.

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