Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - U

ulcerative colitis

Definition:

  • ulcerative colitis - an inflammatory bowel disease of unknown origin involving the colon and rectal mucosa

 

| ulcerative colitis | urethritis | urinary incontinence | urinary retention | urticaria | uterine fibroids | uterine neoplasm |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Gypsies and Inuit's do get Multiple Sclerosis although the incidence rate is much lower than other populations at approx 19 per 100,000.

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