Flashcards in Objective 5h Multiple Sclerosis Deck (4):
What is Multiple Sclerosis?
It is a systemic disorder which affects the CNS, including the brain and spinal cord.
What happens in MS?
Inflammation causes nerve impulses from the the brain to slow down or become blocked, leading to symptoms of MS.
What are occular signs of MS?
Afferent pupillary defect, Optic neuritis, nystagmus, visual field defects, cranial nerve palsies.