Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - U

urinary retention

Definition:

  • urinary retention - urine retained in the bladder; usually relating to the inability to pass urine despite the urge to do so

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

2002 A patient with Multiple Sclerosis can expect to live to average population life-expectancy minus seven years (mean life expectancy - 7 years).

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