disseminated sclerosis


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disseminated sclerosis

n
(Pathology) another name for multiple sclerosis
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Noun1.disseminated sclerosis - a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
degenerative disorder - condition leading to progressive loss of function
demyelination - loss of the myelin covering of some nerve fibers resulting in their impaired function
induration, sclerosis - any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
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Generalized morphea is a rare condition and occurs in the cases of disseminated sclerosis without systemic involvement.
Multiple sclerosis (MS), also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata, is an inflammatory disease in which the insulating covers, called myelinsheaths, of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord arc damaged.
In 2009, Pharmstandard and Lekko teamed up to create a joint venture to develop biotech products, focusing on drugs for treating hemophilia, tuberculosis, disseminated sclerosis, cancer and growth hormone deficiency.

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