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Table 2 Conventional MRI compared with histopathology results

From: Role of MRI in diagnosis of prostate cancer and correlation of results with transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy “TRUS”

Histopathology MRI findings No Percent (%)
Cyst Cystic lesion (high T2, low T1) 3 100
BPH Enlarged transitional zone with normal peripheral zone 4 100
Malignant Enlarged transitional zone with abnormal SI at peripheral zone (BPH + cancer) 14 86.7
  Abnormal SI at peripheral zone and transitional zone (sarcoma 2 13.35
  Total 16 100
Infarction Enlarged transitional zone with abnormal SI at peripheral & transitional zones 2 100
Atrophy Normal transitional zone with abnormal SI at peripheral zone 3 100
Granulomatous prostatitis Enlarged transitional zone with abnormal SI at peripheral & transitional zones 2 100