Were you looking for information about Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sklerosis is a common misspelling of multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the leading cause of disability among young adults. It is estimated that approximately 250,000 to 350,000 Americans currently have this condition, with 200 new cases of MS being diagnosed each week. Although anyone can develop this disease, it tends to occur more frequently in white women in temperate climates. Multiple sclerosis affects the transmission of nerve impulses, possibly rendering a person unable to speak, write, or walk.
(Click Multiple Sclerosis for more detail on how a healthcare provider may diagnose multiple sclerosis and information on the various types of this disease. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)