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

MS Drugs

It should be noted that the multiple sclerosis drugs currently in use to treat MS are immunomodulatory. This means the approved drugs used specifically in the treatment of multiple sclerosis have a direct effect on the workings and efficiency of the normal immune system... Read More