Journal of Multiple Sclerosis

ISSN - 2376-0389
NLM - 101654564

Rumpaul Rima

Rumpaul Rima
Army hospital Research and Referral Neurology,

  • Research Article
    A Cohort Study of Cognitive Impairment in Patients of Multiple Sclerosis

    Author(s): Rumpaul RimaRumpaul Rima

    Introduction: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease which disrupts the ability of nervous system to communicate, resulting in a wide range of signs and symptoms including physical, cognitive and psychiatric. Cognitive dysfunction is increasingly recognized as a critical factor in the quality of life of patients with MS. Remission of cognitive symptoms is uncommon, and cognitive decline may indicate progressive disease despite stable physical symptoms. Methods: A total of 30 patients of MS diagnosed by modified Mc Donald criterion 2010 had undergone MACFINS battery of Cognitive testing twice, first at the time of initial recruitement and then after a period of 6 months. Results: No significant cognitive decline was observed in patients after a mean follow up of 11 months. There was mild but not signific.. View More»


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