Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of clinically isolated syndrome patients

Whole group of patients (n=62)Patients with neuropsychological assessment (n=37)Mann–Whitney U test*
Age (median)29 (20 to 46)29.5 (21 to 45)NS (0.94)
Time from the clinical onset (month, median)4 (0 to 6)4 (1 to 6)NS (0.46)
T2LL (cm3, median)2.2 (0.1 to 111)2.5 (0.1 to 61)NS (0.7)
Expanded Disability Status Scale (median)1 (0 to 3.5)1 (0 to 2)NS (0.64)
Type of symptoms
Spinal cord24 (38.7%)16 (44.4%)
Brainstem16 (25.8%)11 (30.5%)
Optic nerve15 (24.2%)5 (13,9%)
Hemispheric7 (11.3%)4 (11.1%)
  • ↵* Statistical comparison between patients with neuropsychological assessment and the whole group of patients.