Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - I

intracranial hypertension

Definition:

  • intracranial hypertension - abnormally high pressure caused by the buildup or poor absorption of cerebrospinal fluid in the subarachnoid space surrounding the brain.

Also called pseudotumor cerebri

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

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

Life Expectancy

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