Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - P

 pulmonary embolus

Definition:

  • pulmonary embolus - blockage of an artery in the lungs by fat, air, tumor tissue, or blood clot

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

The average time between clinical onset of MS and diagnosis by physicians is 4 - 5 years.

Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

The cause of multiple sclerosis remains a mystery. Many different causes have been proposed and investigated but as yet the cause of multiple sclerosis remains elusive... Read More