Table 1:

Demographics

ControlNPSLESLEP Value
Sample size201919
Age (yr)40.1 ± 14.644.2 ± 13.441.9 ± 14.1.822
Disease duration (yr)18.0 ± 10.117.4 ± 9.3.954
Cumulative prednisolone dosage (g)53.8 ± 39.848.9 ± 28.9.317
Radiologic abnormalities (prevalence) (%)
    Lacunar infarct2111.179
    Chronic infarct1611.350
    Microbleeds11111.000
Neuropsychiatric symptoms (prevalence) (%)
    Seizure53
    Confusion21
    Stroke16
    Psychosis11
    Cognitive impairment5
  • Note:— – indicates not applicable.