Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - P

 pleural effusion

Definition:

  • pleural effusion - abnormal accumulation of fluid between the layers of the membrane that lines the lungs and chest cavity

 

| palpitation | pancreatitis | papilledema | paralysis | paranoid reaction | parosmia | pericardial effusion | periodontal abscess | peritonitis | petechia | photophobia | photosensitivity | pleural effusion | pneumonia | pneumothorax | polyuria | postural hypotension | proctitis | psoriasis | psychosis | ptosis | pulmonary embolus |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The incidence rate for non-identical twins, where one contracts Multiple Sclerosis, is approx 4%.

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