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Table 3 Cognitive performance of NMOSD vs MS patients

From: A comparison of cognitive performances between neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder and multiple sclerosis patients in Indian context

Characteristic MS NMOSD P value
FAB 14.35 ± .24 14.7 ± 2.56 0.7397
Cognitive impairment (CI) 32 (80%) 15 (75%) 0.65
Predominant domain involved Executive Executive/ IPS  
No. of domains involved 3.85 ± 1.85 3.5 ± 2.21 0.6579
Attention 28(70%) 10(50%) 0.3073
IPS 30(75%) 14(70%) 0.2563
Language 8(20%) 2(10%) 0.1793
Memory 10(25%) 8(40%) 0.2070
Calculation 22(55%) 10(50%) 0.0630
Visuo-construction 18(47.4%) 10(62.5%) 0.5929
Visuo-perceptual 0 2(11.1%) 0.0572
Praxis 0 0  
Gnosis 0 0  
Executive 38(95%) 14(70%) 0.006*
  1. *p value ≤ 0.05 is considered significant
  2. No statistically significant difference was noted in cognitive performance between the two groups except for executive dysfunction