Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - S

 salpingitis

Definition:

  • salpingitis - inflammation of the fallopian tubes (oviducts), usually the result of infection traveling from the vagina or uterus. Also known generally as Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

 

| salpingitis | sarcoma | seborrhea | sepsis | shock | skin benign neoplasm | skin carcinoma | skin hypertrophy | skin necrosis | skin ulcer | spider angioma | splenomegaly | stomach ulcer | stupor | subarachnoid hemorrhage | subdural hematoma | syncope |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if your father has the disease is approx 1 in 100.

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