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Table 5 Association between status of progesterone receptors and ultrasound findings of breast cancer

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

  Progesterone receptor p value
Positive Negative
Shape Oval/round Count 4 6 0.026
% within PR 9.5% 35.3%
Irregular Count 38 11
% within PR 90.5% 64.7%
Margin Circumscribed Count 1 3 0.068
% within PR 2.4% 17.6%
Non-circumscribed Count 41 14
% within PR 97.6% 82.4%
Orientation Parallel Count 7 4 0.713
% within PR 16.7% 23.5%
Not parallel Count 35 13
% within PR 83.3% 76.5%
Posterior features No/enhancement Count 16 8 0.526
% within PR 38.1% 47.1%
Shadowing/ combined Count 26 9
% within PR 61.9% 52.9%
Echopattern Hypoechoic Count 38 15 1.000
% within PR 90.5% 88.2%
Heterogeneous Count 4 2
% within PR2 9.5% 11.8%