pseudorelapse of multiple sclerosis

pseudorelapse of multiple sclerosis

(sood″ō-rē′laps″) [ pseudo- + relapse]
Neurological deterioration in a patient with multiple sclerosis caused by a new medication, an infection, or another disease rather than by new demyelination in the central nervous system. The signs and symptoms of pseudorelapse improve when the patient's new medication is eliminated or the underlying disorder is treated.