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 |

 

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