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Table 2 Comparison of MRI features between CCC and HGSC

From: Magnetic resonance imaging for distinguishing ovarian clear cell carcinoma from high-grade serous carcinoma

MRI features CCC (n = 40) HGSC (n = 62) P value Odds Ratio
Shape    <0.001 12.5 (4.8 ~ 32.4)
 Oval 30 (75 %) 12 (19 %)   
 Irregular 10 (25 %) 50 (81 %)   
Configuration    <0.001 0.2 (0.1 ~ 0.4)
 Cystic 21 (53 %) 8 (13 %)   
 Cystic-solid 8 (20 %) 21 (34 %)   
 Solid 11(27 %) 33 (53 %)   
Unilocular 23/29 (79 %) 7/31 (23 %) <0.001 19.9 (5.4 ~ 74.1)
Papillary projections 26 (70 %) 31 (50 %) 0.073 ——
Size of papillary projectiona 5.13 ± 0.4 2.91 ± 0.3 <0.001 9.5(1.2 ~ 88.4)
T1-hyperintense cystic component 18/29 (62 %) 5/29 (17 %) <0.001 8.5 (2.5 ~ 28.7)
Enhancement    0.717 ——
 Mild 2 (5 %) 2 (3 %)   
 Moderate 7 (17 %) 8 (13 %)   
 Prominent 31 (78 %) 52 (84 %)   
Peritoneal implantationb 1 (3 %) 12 (30 %) 0.001 0.1 (0.01 ~ 0.7)
Lymphadenopathyb 7 (19 %) 8 (20 %) 0.905 ——
Ascitesb 13 (35 %) 32 (85 %) <0.001 0.2 (0.5 ~ 0.4)
  1. MRI magnetic resonance imaging; amean maximal size of papillary projection; bNo. (percentage) in 37 patients with CCC and 40 patients with HGSC