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What is MS?

Chronic debilitating demyelinating diease of the CNS.

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Scar tissue from sclerosis of demyelinated nerves causes _____ to build up on the nerves.

Plaques

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____ build up on the spinal cord and brain and disrupt brain function and trasmisson of eletrical impulses.

Plaques

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___ changes are usually noticed first.

Sensory

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May complain of ____ and _____ or ____ and _____.

Pins and needles.
Burning and aching.

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Grayed, blurred, or double vision. Horizontal nystagmus most common.

Vision Changes

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The most common course.

Relapsing-remitting MS

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Discrete attacks or relapse.

Relapsing-remitting MS

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Rare. Most severe. Continuous worsening without distinct attacks.

Primary-progressive MS

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Progression to steady and irreversible decline with or without occasional acute attacks. RRMS - SPMS

Secondary-progressive MS

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Progressive course from the onset and deterioration but with occasional acute attacks.

Progressive-relapsing MS

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Exacerbations

New and reoccuring symptoms lasting more than 24 hours.

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Pseuodoexacerbation

Temporary worsening of symptoms resolves within 24 hours.

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Adverse reaction to heat.

Uthoff's Symptom

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MS is UMNL or LMNL.

UMNL

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Most common assessment tool used for MS.

MS Functional Composite

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Most common exercises with MS.

Frenkel Exercises