Gray Matter in Hippocampus Can Help Distinguish Between Two MS Types

Gray Matter in Hippocampus Can Help Distinguish Between Two MS Types

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Gray Matter in Hippocampus Can Help Distinguish Between Two MS Types

Subtle changes in structure in the hippocampus — a region of the brain involved in processing memories — can differentiate between relapsing-remitting and primary progressive multiple sclerosis, according to a new study. The study, “Unraveling the MRI-Based Microstructural Signatures Behind Primary Progressive and Relapsing–Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Phenotypes,” was published in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Most people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are first diagnosed with a specific type called relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS), which is characterized…

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