Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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otitis media

Definition:

  • otitis media - inflammation of the middle ear (the area behind the eardrum) usually in response to an infection

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if a first-degree relative (father, mother, sibling) has the disease, is approx 1% - 3% overall.

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