Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | Ha - Hi | Hj - Hz | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | Pa - Ph | Pi - Pz | Q | R | Sa - Sk | Sl - Sz | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Glossary - E

  • edema - abnormal and excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue spaces, the lungs or a body cavity
  • encephalopathy - any disease of the brain, especially those relating to a change in structure
  • endocarditis - inflammation of the lining of the heart and its valves
  • enteritis - inflammation of the intestine, especially the small intestine
  • epididymitis - painful inflammation of the epididymis, the structure which sits on top of, and connects the testicle, to the vas deferens, the tube which carries sperm from the testicles
  • erythema nodosum - an inflammatory disorder that is characterized by tender, red nodules under the skin often appearing on the shins and accompanied by pain
  • esophagitis - inflammation of the esophagus
  • euphoria - feeling of great elation, typically exaggerated in relation to circumstance
  • exfoliative dermatitis - condition of multiple skin disorders. The condition is characterized by widespread scaling, often with itching and skin redness

 

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Around 400,000 people in the United States have Multiple Sclerosis.

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