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Table 4 Cross tabulation showing CESM morphology descriptors of the mass and non-mass lesions versus the histopathological diagnosis

From: Breast cancer in dense breasts: comparative diagnostic merits of contrast-enhanced mammography and diffusion-weighted breast MRI

CESM findings Histopathological diagnosis  
  Malignant Benign Total
Descriptors of mass lesions
Margin Circumscribed (lobulated) 1
4.34%
1
4.34%
2
8.7%
Partial circumscribed 2
8.7%
-
-
2
8.7%
Non-circumscribed (irregular or speculated) 16
69.5%
3
13%
19
82.6%
Pattern of enhancement Homogenous 2
8.7%
1
4.3%
3
13%
Heterogeneous 11
47.9%
3
13%
14
60.9%
Ring enhancement 6
26.1%
-
-
6
26.1%
Intensity of enhancement Faint 2
8.7%
1
4.3%
3
13%
Moderate 7
30.4%
2
8.7%
9
39.1%
Intense 10
43.5%
1
4.3%
11
47.9%
Descriptors of non-mass lesions
Distribution Focal 3
23.078%
3
23.078%
6
46.16%
Segmental 3
23.07%
-
-
3
23.07%
Regional 2
15.38%
1
7.7%
3
23.07%
Diffuse 1
7.7%
-
-
1
7.7%
Pattern of enhancement Heterogeneous 4
30.76%
1
7.7%
5
38.46%
Clumped 5
38.46%
2
15.38%
7
53.84%
Nodular -
-
1
7.7%
1
7.7%
Intensity of enhancement Faint 2
15.38%
-
-
2
15.38%
Moderate 2
15.38%
3
23.07%
5
38.46%
Intense 5
38.46%
1
7.7%
6
46.16%