Key clinical point : Evaluating black holes as part of routine clinical practice could be a quick method for screening people with MS for referral to a comprehensive cognitive assessment.
Major finding : Mean Symbol Digit Modalities Test score was 49.0 in patients without a black hole and 42.9 in patients with at least one black hole.
Study details : A prospective study of 226 patients with MS.
Disclosures: The investigators had no disclosures and conducted their study without financial support.
Citation: Özakbas S et al. CMSC 2019, Abstract IMG02 .