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primary progressive multiple sclerosis

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A multiple sclerosis that is characterized by steady worsening of neurologic functioning, without any distinct relapses or periods of remission. The rate of progression may vary over time, with occasional plateaus or temporary improvements, but the progression is continuous. [ url:http://www.nationalmssociety.org/about-multiple-sclerosis/progressive-ms/primary-progressive-ms/index.aspx url:http://www.mayoclinic.org/multiple-sclerosis/types.html ]

Synonyms: PPMS, Primary-progressive MS

Term info

database cross reference
  • MESH:D020528
  • UMLS_CUI:C0751964
created by

lschriml

creation date

2013-11-07T11:26:58Z

has obo namespace

disease_ontology

id

DOID:0050784

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