Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - F

foot drop

Definition:

  • foot drop - condition relating to the inability to properly move the foot when walking; failure to fully lift the toes of the foot

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts have been reported to occur with increased frequency in patients receiving interferon compounds to treat multiple sclerosis, inc. Avonex, Betaseron and Rebif.

Early Symptoms

The nature of multiple sclerosis and the vagueness of a symptom appearing here or there over time, without any apparent connection means there is a lack of data on what can accurately be considered as early symptom of multiple sclerosis... Read More