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Researchers identify five cognitive phenotypes in MS

Key clinical point: MS may encompass five distinct cognitive phenotypes with recognizable neuroanatomical bases.

Major finding: A plurality of patients in the study (30%) had mild verbal memory or semantic fluency impairment.

Study details: A clinical and imaging study of 1,212 patients with MS and 196 healthy controls from eight Italian MS centers.

Disclosures: The study was conducted without external funding. Dr. De Meo reported no relevant disclosures.


De Meo E et al. MSVirtual2020 Abstract YI02.03.