Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - F

facial paralysis

Definition:

  • facial paralysis - total loss of muscle movement in the face; paralysis of one side of the face only is known as unilateral paralysis; when both sides are affected, it is known as bilateral facial paralysis

 

| facial paralysis | fecal impaction | fecal incontinence | flatulence | foot drop | furunculosis |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

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

Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

The cause of multiple sclerosis remains a mystery. Many different causes have been proposed and investigated but as yet the cause of multiple sclerosis remains elusive... Read More