Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - M

maculopapular rash

Definition:

  • maculopapular rash - a rash that contains both macules, a discolored spot or area on the skin that is not elevated above the surface; and papules, a small, solid, usually inflammatory bump in the skin that does not contain pus

 

| maculopapular rash | malaise | manic reaction | melena | meningitis | muscle atrophy | myalagia | mydriasis | myocardial infarct | myopathy | myositis |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

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

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