Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - T

  • taste perversion - distorted sense of taste, often as a side effect of a drug
  • tenesmus - constant feeling of the need to empty the bowel, accompanied by pain, cramping, and involuntary straining and without effectual passing of feces
  • tenosynovitis - inflammation of the sheath surrounding a tendon
  • thrombophlebitis - inflammation of a vein and the formation of a blood clot (thrombus)
  • thrombosis - formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel
  • torticollis - twisting of the neck to one side or backwards; usually caused by severe muscle spasms
  • tremor - a trembling or shaking of a limb or group of muscles, usually from physical weakness, emotional stress, or disease

 

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The average time between clinical onset of MS and diagnosis by physicians is 4 - 5 years.

Early Symptoms

The nature of multiple sclerosis and the vagueness of a symptom appearing here or there over time, without any apparent connection means there is a lack of data on what can accurately be considered as early symptom of multiple sclerosis... Read More