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

Scotland has the highest incidence of Multiple Sclerosis per head of population in the world.

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