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 - G

  • gastritis - (chronic) inflammation of the lining of the stomach
  • gastrointestinal hemorrhage - bleeding within the gastrointestinal tract (may be associated with cytomegalovirus in immuno-compromised patients)
  • gingivitis - inflammation of the gums
  • glossitis - inflammation of the tongue
  • glycosuria - excess sugar in the urine; usually associated with diabetes mellitus
  • gynecomastia - the abnormal growth of breasts in the male, sometimes to the point of milk production

 

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Approx 50,000 people in Canada have Multiple Sclerosis.

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