Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - P

 papilledema

Definition:

  • papilledema - swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball); usually associated with an increase in intraocular pressure

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

Around 400,000 people in the United States have Multiple Sclerosis.

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