Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - P

 petechia

Definition:

  • petechia - small red or purple spots on the surface of the skin or mucous membranes as the result of tiny hemorrhages of blood vessel

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is five times more prevalent in temperate climates than in tropical climates.

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