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Table 2 Metabolite levels in 11 benign cases

From: The role of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the differentiation of benign and malignant adnexal masses

Patient numberHistopathologyMetabolites detected   Cho/Cr ratio
ChoNAALactateLipid 
1Simple serous cyst
2Fibrothecoma+++10.3
3Fibrothecoma with torsion++3
4Mucinous cystadenoma+
5Mucinous cystadenoma+
6Mature cystic teratoma++
7Serous cystadenofibroma with torsion++
8Broad ligament leiomyoma+3.6
9Broad ligament leiomyoma with cystic degeneration+2.1
10Broad ligament leiomyoma with cystic degeneration+
11Tubo-ovarian abscess++