Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - K

kidney failure

Definition:

  • kidney failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete waste products, concentrate urine, and conserve electrolytes

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis affects women much more frequently than men. Approx. 1.7 2:1 in the US and approx 3:2 in the UK. The ratio of white to non-white is approx 2:1.

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is currently thought to be an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease is one where the body's immune system is thought to attack its own cells and therefore cause damage.... Read More