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Table 4 Correlation between mass morphology descriptors and enhancement characteristics with their histopathological results

From: The added role of contrast-enhanced spectral mammography in the evaluation of pathological nipple discharge

  Benign Malignant
Shape
Round 13 48.1% 14 35.0%
Oval 10 37.0% 6 15.0%
Irregular 4 14.8% 20 50.0%
Margin
Circumscribed 19 70.4% 9 22.5%
Non-circumscribed 8 29.6% 31 77.5%
Internal enhancement characteristics
Homogeneous 13 48.1% 7 17.5%
Heterogeneous 12 44.4% 31 77.5%
Rim enhancement 2 7.4% 2 5.0%