Sclerosis

Overview

Sclerosis is a hardening of a tissue in the body. It's caused by inflammation, scarring, or disease and can limit the affected tissue's ability to function. Conditions that involve sclerosis affecting nerves, for example, include multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Symptoms and treatment depend on the area affected.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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