Table II Clinical information and CSF characteristics of the cohort of patients with clinically isolated syndrome
CharacteristicsCISCDMSOND
n252523
Age (years)a38 (12.4)33 (9.3)45 (12.3)
Female/male (% female)16/9 (64%)17/8 (68%)14/11 (61%)
Years follow upa3.25 (1.32)4.08 (2.48)
Clinical presentation
    Optic neuritis8 (32%)3 (12%)
    Brain stem3 (12%)7 (28%)
    Spinal7 (28%)10 (40%)
    Others7 (28%)4 (16%)*
Total protein (mg/dl)a28.0 (11.3)31.0 (12.6)35.2 (12.9)
  • a Data are expressed as Median (Standard Deviation).