Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - O

ophthalmoplegia

Definition:

  • ophthalmoplegia - paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye resulting in loss of some, or all, muscle movements of the eye

 

| 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