Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - P

 pneumothorax

Definition:

  • pneumothorax - abnormal accumulation of air or gas in the pleural space (the space surrounding the lungs)

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

The average age of diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis is 37 years of age.

Life Expectancy

Life expectancy for people who have multiple sclerosis is growing longer with every passing year, particularly with the advancement of medical science, new drugs and better care and understanding of the disease.... Read More