Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - P

 pericardial effusion

Definition:

  • pericardial effusion - build up of fluid within the pericardial sac (the sac which lines the heart and large valves)

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

10% of cases of Multiple Sclerosis are diagnosed after the age of fifty.

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