Table 1

Patient Characteristics

Patient number

Age (years)

Duration (months)

PS

Difficulty in thinking

Inability to concentrate


1

39

132

8

2

2

2

33

56

8

2

1

3

26

10

4

2

2

4

31

37

2

1

1

5

30

36

8

2

2

6

27

42

5

1

2

7

27

100

7

1

1–2

8

27

153

8

2

2

9

37

17

4

1

1

10

46

244

2

2

2

11

24

10

4

1

1

12

34

10

7

2

2

13

36

131

7

2

2

14

35

14

6

1

1

15

46

56

8

2

2

16

45

69

7

2

2


Level of fatigue, difficulty in thinking, inability to concentrate and depression are rated as follows: 2, severe; 1, mild; 0, none. PS, performance status at MRI examination.

Okada et al. BMC Neurology 2004 4:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-4-14

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