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

Scotland has the highest incidence of Multiple Sclerosis per head of population in the world.

Early Symptoms

The nature of multiple sclerosis and the vagueness of a symptom appearing here or there over time, without any apparent connection means there is a lack of data on what can accurately be considered as early symptom of multiple sclerosis... Read More