Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - O

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

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