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

Gypsies and Inuit's do get Multiple Sclerosis although the incidence rate is much lower than other populations at approx 19 per 100,000.

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are varied and can occur suddenly, then disappear again just as quickly. There are no specific sets of symptoms applicable to any of the types of multiple sclerosis. Additionally, symptoms of multiple sclerosis tend to vary considerably from one person to another and also to be distant in time... Read More