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

Scotland has the highest incidence of Multiple Sclerosis per head of population in the world.

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