Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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 shock

Definition:

  • shock - potentially fatal physiological reaction to a variety of conditions, including illness, injury, hemorrhage, and dehydration, usually characterized by marked loss of blood pressure, diminished blood circulation, and inadequate blood flow to the tissues

 

| 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 the UK, approx 70,000 people have Multiple Sclerosis.

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