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

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