Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - L

  • leg cramps - muscle spasms in the leg
  • leukoderma - vitiligo - loss of skin pigmentation, usually occurring in patches
  • leukorrhea - thick, whitish or yellow-white discharge from the vagina, usually the result of an infection of the mucous membranes of the uterus or vagina
  • libido decreased - decreased sexual drive
  • lichenoid dermatitis - form of neurodermatitis; characterized by intense itching (pruritus) with exudative, weeping patches on the skin scattered irregularly over most of the body, many of which are of the eczematous type and undergo lichenification
  • lung edema - pulmonary edema - build up of fluid within the lungs
  • lymphocytic - pertaining to any of the colorless cells of the blood

 

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

In 1961, over 80% of Multiple Sclerosis patients were reported surviving to 20 years after onset of illness.

Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

The cause of multiple sclerosis remains a mystery. Many different causes have been proposed and investigated but as yet the cause of multiple sclerosis remains elusive... Read More