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 among the general population of contracting Multiple Sclerosis is approx 1 in 800.

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is currently thought to be an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease is one where the body's immune system is thought to attack its own cells and therefore cause damage.... Read More