Overview of Multiple Sclerosis


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Overview of Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating disease that affects the central nervous system with an increased prevalence in the northern hemisphere. The effects on are the central nervous system (CNS) include visual, gait impairment, urinary incontinence and vestibular problems. Other conditions associated with MS include depression, sexual dysfunction, chronic pain syndrome and fatigue. Individuals suffering from this condition are burdened with disability and the inability to earn a living due to the fatigue and physical disability. MS lesions seen on an MRI are plaques separated by space and time. The symptoms are frequently intermittent affecting different parts of the CNS. This...
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