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Flashcards in Objective 5h Multiple Sclerosis Deck (4):
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What is Multiple Sclerosis?

It is a systemic disorder which affects the CNS, including the brain and spinal cord.

2

What happens in MS?

Inflammation causes nerve impulses from the the brain to slow down or become blocked, leading to symptoms of MS.

3

What are occular signs of MS?

Afferent pupillary defect, Optic neuritis, nystagmus, visual field defects, cranial nerve palsies.

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What are symptoms of MS?

"blind spots", orbital/retrobulbar pain and diploma