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Table 3 Evaluation of different conventional signs of CPA masses

From: Additional diagnostic role of MRI spectroscopy, diffusion and susceptibility imaging in differentiation of CPA masses: our experience with emphasis on schwannomas and meningiomas

  Diagnosis χ2 MCp
  Schwannoma (n = 12) Meningioma (n = 7) Other (n = 8)
  No. % No. % No. %
Extension into IAC 10 83.3 5 71.4 2 25.0 6.785* 0.032*
Flaring of IAC 10 83.3 0 0.0 1 12.5 16.181 <0.001*
Dural tail 3 25.0 7 100.0 1 12.5 13.773 <0.001*
Extra-cranial extension 0 0.0 2 28.6 2 25.0 4.042 0.125
  1. χ2 chi-square test, MC Monte Carlo
  2. p: p value for association between different categories
  3. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05