Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - F

fecal impaction

Definition:

  • fecal impaction - large mass of dry, hard stool that can develop in the rectum due to chronic constipation

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is five times more prevalent in temperate climates than in tropical climates.

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