Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - I

interstitial pneumonia

Definition:

  • interstitial pneumonia - chronic lung disease affecting the interstitial (connective) tissue of the lungs

 

| ileus | impotence | inappropriate ADH | incoordination | interstitial pneumonia | intestinal obstruction | intracranial hypertension | iritis |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if a first-degree relative (father, mother, sibling) has the disease, is approx 1% - 3% overall.

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