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

Depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts have been reported to occur with increased frequency in patients receiving interferon compounds to treat multiple sclerosis, inc. Avonex, Betaseron and Rebif.

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