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

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.

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