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Table 5 Quantitative results of the cortical thickness in mm of the right 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
Right frontal lobe cortical thickness (mm)
Frontal pole 2.4679 ± 0.308 2.7179 ± 0.282 − 0.88 0.37
Superior frontal 2.478 ± 0.120 2.7084 ± 0.119 − 1.93 0.05
Middle frontal 2.2359 ± 0.11 2.4663 ± 0.137 − 1.72 0.08
Lateral orbito-frontal 2.3725 ± 0.169 2.6029 ± 0.153 − 1.51 0.13
Medial orbito-frontal 2.2408 ± 0.153 2.4712 ± 0.169 − 1.36 0.17
Pars opercularis 2.3679 ± 0.110 2.5983 ± 0.163 − 1.41 0.15
Pars triangularis 2.2621 ± 0.129 2.4925 ± 0.188 − 1.22 0.21
Pars orbitalis 2.4106 ± 0.227 2.641 ± 0.165 − 1.4 0.16
Precentral 2.0651 ± 0.123 2.5216 ± 0.119 − 3.85 0.0001
Anterior cingulate 2.4617 ± 0.235 2.7421 ± 0.201 − 1.38 0.16
Paracentral cortex 2.0618 ± 0.141 2.3922 ± 0.148 − 2.23 0.02
Right parietal lobe cortical thickness (mm)
Postcentral 1.5947 ± 0.111 2.0513 ± 0.138 − 3.31 0.0009
Superior parietal 1.9488 ± 0.111 2.1792 ± 0.139 − 1.65 0.09
Inferior parietal 2.2251 ± 0.122 2.4555 ± 0.141 − 1.63 0.1
Supramarginal 2.2555 ± 0.140 2.5055 ± 0.146 − 1.71 0.08
Precuneus 2.1604 ± 0.107 2.3908 ± 0.121 − 1.9 0.05
Posterior cingulate 1.994 ± 0.168 2.4505 ± 0.159 − 3.29 0.0009