Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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erythema nodosum

Definition:

  • erythema nodosum - an inflammatory disorder that is characterized by tender, red nodules under the skin often appearing on the shins and accompanied by pain

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis affects women much more frequently than men. Approx. 1.7 2:1 in the US and approx 3:2 in the UK. The ratio of white to non-white is approx 2:1.

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