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

In identical twins where one twin develops the disease, the likelihood of the second twin developing Multiple Sclerosis is approx 30%.

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