Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - O

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

Multiple Sclerosis affects women much more frequently than men. Approx. 1.7 2:1 in the US and approx 3:2 in the UK. The ratio of white to non-white is approx 2:1.

Life Expectancy

Life expectancy for people who have multiple sclerosis is growing longer with every passing year, particularly with the advancement of medical science, new drugs and better care and understanding of the disease.... Read More