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

The incidence rate for non-identical twins, where one contracts Multiple Sclerosis, is approx 4%.

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