Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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  • 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

In 1936, only 8% of patients with Multiple Sclerosis were reported to survive beyond 20 years after onset of illness.

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are varied and can occur suddenly, then disappear again just as quickly. There are no specific sets of symptoms applicable to any of the types of multiple sclerosis. Additionally, symptoms of multiple sclerosis tend to vary considerably from one person to another and also to be distant in time... Read More