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Table 3 Quantitative results of the cortical thickness in mm of the left frontal and parietal lobe areas in mm for patients and control groups, Z-scores and P values

From: Brain magnetic resonance imaging surface-based analysis and cortical thickness measurement in relapsing remission multiple sclerosis

Cortex name Patient (mean ± SD) Control (mean ± SD) Z-score P value
Left frontal lobe cortical thickness (mm)
Frontal pole 2.4196 ± 0.230 2.72 ± 0.293 − 1.02 0.3
Superior frontal 2.5087 ± 0.109 2.7366 ± 0.126 − 1.81 0.06
Middle frontal 2.2394 ± 0.108 2.4898 ± 0.149 − 1.67 0.09
Lateral orbito− frontal 2.3558 ± 0.163 2.6062 ± 0.136 − 1.84 0.06
Medial orbito-frontal 2.2759 ± 0.164 2.5134 ± 0.127 − 1.86 0.06
Pars opercularis 2.3633 ± 0.120 2.6437 ± 0.148 − 1.88 0.05
Pars triangularis 2.2096 ± 0.123 2.49 ± 0.193 − 1.45 0.14
Pars orbitalis 2.3451 ± 0.165 2.6255 ± 0.189 − 1.48 0.13
Precentral 2.0875 ± 0.127 2.564 ± 0.137 − 3.46 0.0005
Anterior cingulate 2.516 ± 0.27 2.7664 ± 0.23 − 1.09 0.27
Paracentral cortex 2.0246 ± 0.131 2.375 ± 0.142 − 2.46 0.01
Left parietal lobe cortical thickness (mm)
Postcentral 1.5931 ± 0.114 2.0696 ± 0.129 − 3.69 0.0002
Superior parietal 1.959 ± 0.102 2.2094 ± 0.144 − 1.73 0.08
Inferior parietal 2.2176 ± 0.134 2.468 ± 0.132 − 1.89 0.05
Supramarginal 2.3119 ± 0.115 2.5623 ± 0.137 − 1.82 0.06
Precuneus 2.1387 ± 0.124 2.3891 ± 0.136 − 1.84 0.06
Posterior cingulate 1.9651 ± 0.197 2.4416 ± 0.168 − 2.89 0.003