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Table 4 Quantitative results of the cortical thickness in mm of the left temporal and occipital 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 temporal lobe cortical thickness (mm)
Temporal pole 3.1484 ± 0.377 3.4488 ± 0.376 − 0.79 0.42
Superior temporal 2.5372 ± 0.145 2.7876 ± 0.162 − 1.54 0.12
Middle temporal 2.5823 ± 0.144 2.8327 ± 0.149 − 1.67 0.09
Inferior temporal 2.4443 ± 0.150 2.7347 ± 0.181 − 1.6 0.1
Transverse temporal 2.0892 ± 0.275 2.3896 ± 0.242 − 1.23 0.21
Entorhinal cortex 2.9532 ± 0.699 3.2036 ± 0.351 − 0.71 0.47
Para-hippocampal 2.4818 ± 0.576 2.7322 ± 0.308 − 0.81 0.41
Fusiform 2.4276 ± 0.135 2.678 ± 0.155 − 1.61 0.1
Insula 2.7205 ± 0.176 3.0209 ± 0.158 − 1.89 0.05
Left occipital lobe cortical thickness (mm)
Lateral occipital 1.9043 ± 0.085 2.1547 ± 0.166 − 1.5 0.13
Cuneus 1.6827 ± 0.134 1.9331 ± 0.139 − 1.8 0.07
Lingual cortex 1.8263 ± 0.120 2.0767 ± 0.149 − 1.67 0.09
Peri-calcarine cortex 1.4139 ± 0.195 1.6943 ± 0.163 − 1.72 0.08