Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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oculogyric crisis

Definition:

  • oculogyric crisis - a spasmodic attack; marked by fixation of the eyeballs in one position, usually upward.

Also called oculogyric spasm

 

| oculogyric crisis | oliguria | ophthalmoplegia | oral leukoplakia | oral moniliasis | otitis externa | otitis media |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The average time between clinical onset of MS and diagnosis by physicians is 4 - 5 years.

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