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Table 3 Mean ADC value among benign and malignant cases included in this study.

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: The diagnostic value of combined dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in characterization of parotid gland tumors


Pleomorphic adenoma (PMA)

Warthin’s tumor (WT)

Malignant parotid gland tumor (MT)

ADC value (mean ± SD)

1.38 ± 0.42

0.94 ± 0.1

1.08 ± 0.13

PMA and MT

P value = 0.046

WT and MT

P value > 0.5