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Table 2 Distribution of affected brain areas in both groups (n, %)

From: Cognitive impairment and depression in patients with relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis depending on age and neuroimaging findings

The affected area Group A (n = 48) Group B (n = 58) p
Frontal lobe 31 (65) 42 (72) 0.3861
Temporal lobe 29 (60) 25 (43) 0.0759
Parietal lobe 11 (24) 30 (52) 0.0024
Occipital lobe 0 (0) 3 (5) 0.1099
Corpus callosum 30 (64) 43 (74) 0.1977
Brain atrophy 10 (21) 26 (45) 0.0094
Periventricular zone 44 (92) 55 (96) 0.5142
Cerebellum 27 (56) 31 (53) 0.7730
Brainstem 19 (39) 25 (43) 0.7143
Frontal lobe + brain atrophy 7 (15) 20 (36) 0.0193
Frontal lobe + corpus callosum 22 (46) 20 (36) 0.2343
Temporal lobe + corpus callosum 21 (44) 23 (40) 0.6702
Parietal lobe + corpus callosum 13 (27) 19 (34) 0.5264
Temporal lobe + parietal lobe 15 (31) 11 (19) 0.1434
Frontal lobe + temporal lobe + parietal lobe 10 (21) 8 (15) 0.3366
Temporal lobe + brain atrophy 7 (15) 10 (17) 0.7105
Parietal lobe + brain atrophy 9 (19) 15 (26) 0.3838