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Table 6 Brain MRI characteristics of MS-Mig and MS-NH groups

From: Migraine is comorbid with multiple sclerosis and associated with a more symptomatic MS course

  MS-NH MS-Mig p
No. of brain MRI 49 65  
# of T2 hyperintense lesions 21.5 19.6 NS
# of T2 hyperintense lesions <5 mm 7.0 8.2 NS
T2 hyperintense lesions by location
 Periventricular 7.3 5.8  
 Subcortical 9.9 11.3  
 Basal ganglia 1.1 0.3  
 Corpus callosum 2.0 1.3  
 Brainstem 0.6 0.4  
# of T1 gadolinium-enhancing lesions 0.3 0.5 NS
# of T1 hypointense lesions 6.0 3.3 <0.05