Progressive-Relapsing MS (PRMS) occurs in less than 5% of patients. PRMS starts with acute symptom flare-ups and is progressive from the beginning. There is a chance of relapases with continued deterioration between them.
Eighty-five percent of patients with MS having Relapsing Remitting MS (RRMS), but what is a "relapse?" If you are confused by the words "relapse," "exacerbation" or "attack," you are not alone. This is confusing for patients, carepartners, primary and ER doctors and surprisingly even for neurologists. RRMS means that a person has neurologic…