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Table 8 Sensitivity of US and number of lesions detected by US according to lesion rank and size with their BI-RADS code and US pattern: hypo-echoic (hypo); iso-echoic (iso)

From: Sensitivity of imaging for multifocal-multicentric breast carcinoma

Lesion rank Mean histologic diameter Total number of lesions detected by pathologists Number of lesions detected by US BIRADS US Hypo Iso Sensitivity (%)
     1 2 3 4 5    
Index lesion 25 80 73 7 - 4 28 41 71 2 91.2
2nd 9 80 35 45 - 3 16 16 33 2 43.8
3rd 6.9 46 15 31 - 1 7 7 15 - 32.6
≥ 4th 6.5 45 10 35 - 2 4 4 8 2 22.2
Tot // 251 133         52.9