Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - M

melena

Definition:

  • melena - the passage of dark tarry stools containing blood that has been subject to partial digestion; usually an indication of bleeding in the upper part of the digestive tract, especially the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

10% of cases of Multiple Sclerosis are diagnosed after the age of fifty.

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