Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - S

 spider angioma

Definition:

  • spider angioma - dilation of tiny capillaries (blood vessels), usually affecting the skin, with a central red dot from which the blood vessels radiate

 

| 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

Multiple Sclerosis affects women much more frequently than men. Approx. 1.7 2:1 in the US and approx 3:2 in the UK. The ratio of white to non-white is approx 2:1.

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