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Table 6 Quantitative results of the cortical thickness in mm of the right 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
Right temporal lobe cortical thickness (mm)
Temporal pole 3.1667 ± 0.398 3.5167 ± 0.4 − 0.87 0.38
Superior temporal 2.5443 ± 0.143 2.7943 ± 0.157 − 1.59 0.11
Middle temporal 2.5725 ± 0.139 2.8029 ± 0.165 − 1.39 0.16
Inferior temporal 2.5174 ± 0.146 2.7478 ± 0.134 − 1.72 0.08
Transverse temporal 2.1749 ± 0.193 2.4249 ± 0.237 − 1.05 0.29
Entorhinal cortex 3.0864 ± 0.447 3.3168 ± 0.391 − 0.58 0.55
Para-hippocampal 2.4343 ± 0.256 2.6647 ± 0.204 − 1.12 0.25
Fusiform 2.4526 ± 0.162 2.683 ± 0.167 − 1.38 0.16
Insula 2.7825 ± 0.149 3.0325 ± 0.163 − 1.53 0.12
Right occipital lobe cortical thickness (mm)
Lateral occipital 1.9826 ± 0.115 2.213 ± 0.146 − 1.58 0.11
Cuneus 1.7185 ± 0.111 1.9489 ± 0.162 − 1.42 0.15
Lingual cortex 1.8828 ± 0.110 2.1132 ± 0.150 − 1.53 0.12
Peri-calcarine cortex 1.5034 ± 0.091 1.7338 ± 0.176 − 1.3 0.19