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Table 4 Association between status of estrogen receptors and ultrasound findings of breast cancers

From: Association between ultrasound findings, tumor type, grade, and biological markers in patients with breast cancer

  Estrogen receptor p value
Positive Negative
Shape Oval/round Count 6 4 0.036
% within 12.0% 44.4%
Irregular Count 44 5
% within 88.0% 55.6%
Margin Circumscribed Count 3 1 0.494
% within 6.0% 11.1%
Non-circumscribed Count 47 8
% within 94.0% 88.9%
Orientation Parallel Count 9 2 0.670
% within 18.0% 22.2%
Not parallel Count 41 7
% within 82.0% 77.8%
Posterior features No/enhancement Count 20 4 1.000
% within 40.0% 44.4%
Shadowing/ combined Count 30 5
% within 60.0% 55.6%
Echopattern Hypoechoic Count 46 7 0.224
% within 92.0% 77.8%
Heterogenous Count 4 2
% within 8.0% 22.2%