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Table 6 Metabolites detected in the twenty four malignant cases

From: Value of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in assessment of adnexal lesions

HistopathologyNo.Metabolite detected
CHOaCrbLactateLipidNAAc
Serous cystadenocarcinoma11++(n = 10)+(n = 11)+(n = 11)+(n = 10)
Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma6++(n = 6)+(n = 6)+(n = 6)+(n = 4)
Malignant immature teratoma1+(n = 1)
Dysgerminoma2+(n = 2)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)
Malignant Brenner tumor2+(n = 2)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)
Granulosa cell tumor2+(n = 2)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)
  1. aCHO choline, bCr creatine, cNAA N-acetyl aspartate