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Table 3 Metabolite levels in 13 malignant cases

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

Patient numberHistopathologyMetabolites detected   Cho/Cr ratio
ChoNAALactateLipid 
12Mucinous carcinoma++6
13Mucinous carcinoma
14Metastasis++12.4
15Metastasis++9.25
16Metastasis++10
17Metastasis+++7.3
18Mixed germ cell tumor++8.3
19Mixed epithelial tumor
20Serous carcinoma low grade+4.5
21Serous carcinoma high grade+5
22Serous carcinoma high grade+6
23Endometrioid carcinoma++3.5
24Psammomatous carcinoma