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Table 2 Serum markers for each group

From: The use of HE4, CA125 and CA72-4 biomarkers for differential diagnosis between ovarian endometrioma and epithelial ovarian cancer

  n Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
   50 17 57 39
CA125 Mean 16.8 19.9 46.1 1976.3
U/mL SD 8.6 20.5 34 7390.4
  Median(range) 14 (9–47) 13 (9–97) 38 (8–167)a 480 (8–46210)a,b
HE4 Mean 48.6 60.6 53.8 508.3
pmol/L SD 13.6 26.5 15.3 301.5
  Median(range) 47 (24–103) 58 (30–125) 53 (26–98) 426 (48–850)a,b
CA72-4 Mean 2.8 2.7 3 39.8
U/mL SD 0.45 0.32 0.98 45.1
  Median(range) 2.7 (2.1 - 4) 2.8 (2.1 - 3.3) 2.7 (1.8 -6.2) 7 (1–112)a,b
  1. ap-value < 0.05 vs Group 1 (healthy); bp-value < 0.05 vs Group 2 (Benign) and Group 3 (endometriosis); Group 4 (ovarian cancer).