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Table 3 Ultrasound features (n = 22)

From: Metaplastic breast carcinoma: an overview of the radio-pathologic features in retrospective cohort tertiary hospital

Findings Frequency (%)
Shape  
Oval 5 (22.73)
Round 1 (4.55)
Irregular 16 (72.73)
Orientation  
Parallel 16 (72.73)
Vertical 6 (27.27)
Margins  
Circumscribed 3 (13.64)
Indistinct 8 (36.36)
Angular 3 (13.64)
Microlobulated 6 (27.27)
Spiculated 2 (9.09)
Echopattern  
Hypoechoic 6 (27.27)
Complex 8 (36.36)
Heterogenous 8 (36.36)
Tumor size  
Equal or < 2 2 (9.09)
> 2–5 8 (36.36)
> 5 12 (54.55)
Desmoplastic reaction  
No 12 (54.55)
Yes 10 (45.45)