Patterns of cognitive impairment in secondary progressive stable phase of multiple sclerosis: correlations with MRI findings.

@article{Nocentini2001PatternsOC,
  title={Patterns of cognitive impairment in secondary progressive stable phase of multiple sclerosis: correlations with MRI findings.},
  author={Ugo Nocentini and Paolo Maria Rossini and Giovanni A. Carlesimo and Anita Graceffa and Maria Grazia Grasso and Domenico Lupoi and Massimiliano Oliveri and Antonio N. Orlacchio and Carlo Pozzilli and B Rizzato and Carlo Caltagirone},
  journal={European neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={11-8}
}
Cognitive impairment is commonly described in multiple sclerosis (MS), but conflicting results have been reported about its pattern by previous studies focused on heterogeneous patient groups. The aim of this study was to investigate the cognitive skills of a homogeneous group of secondary progressive MS patients, and to examine the relationship of this impairment to MRI parameters. Forty-four MS patients underwent a series of neuropsychological tests devised to explore the main cognitive… CONTINUE READING