RELAPSING REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
\ɹɪlˈapsɪŋ ɹiːmˈɪtɪŋ mˈʌltɪpə͡l skləɹˈə͡ʊsɪs], \ɹɪlˈapsɪŋ ɹiːmˈɪtɪŋ mˈʌltɪpəl skləɹˈəʊsɪs], \ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈa_p_s_ɪ_ŋ ɹ_iː_m_ˈɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ m_ˈʌ_l_t_ɪ_p_əl s_k_l_ə_ɹ_ˈəʊ_s_ɪ_s]\
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The most common clinical variant of MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, characterized by recurrent acute exacerbations of neurologic dysfunction followed by partial or complete recovery. Common clinical manifestations include loss of visual (see OPTIC NEURITIS), motor, sensory, or bladder function. Acute episodes of demyelination may occur at any site in the central nervous system, and commonly involve the optic nerves, spinal cord, brain stem, and cerebellum. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp903-914)
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