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Table 2 Characteristics on mammography

From: Performance evaluation of digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis and ultrasound in the detection of breast cancer using pathology as gold standard: an institutional experience

   DM    DM + DBT  
SN   No. of breasts Percentage No. of breasts Percentage
 1. Mass
  Shape n = 313   n = 361  
  Oval 90 28.8 120 33.2
  Round 53 16.9 43 11.9
  Irregular 170 54.3 198 54.8
  Margins
  Circumscribed 77 24.6 123 34.1
  Obscured 93 29.7 99 27.4
  Microlobulated 16 5.1 19 5.3
  Indistinct 56 17.9 31 8.6
  Spiculated 71 22.7 89 24.7
  Density
  High density 244 78.0 302 83.7
  Equal density 66 21.1 57 15.8
  Low density 1 0.3 0 0.0
  Fat containing 2 0.6 2 0.6
 2. Calcifications
  Morphology
  Amorphous 25 2.0 28 2.3
  Coarse heterogeneous 33 2.7 40 3.3
  Fine pleomorphic 47 3.8 45 3.7
  Fine linear and branching 11 0.9 12 1.0
  Distribution
  Diffuse 64 65.3 62 62.0
  Regional 7 8.9 8 8.0
  Grouped 21 21.4 16 16.0
  Linear 2 2 3 3.0
  Segmental 4 4.1 10 10.0
3 Architectural distortion 38 3.1 48 3.9