Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - K

keratoconjunctivitis

Definition:

  • keratoconjunctivitis - dryness of the conjunctiva and cornea which may cause the cornea of the eye to become thickened and cause a loss of visual acuity

Also called Dry Eye Syndrome

 

| keratoconjunctivitis | ketosis | kidney calculus | kidney failure | kidney tubular disorder |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

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

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