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Table 2 Morphological and texture characteristics of benign and malignant groups

From: Application of ultrasound artificial intelligence in the differential diagnosis between benign and malignant breast lesions of BI-RADS 4A

  Benign group Malignant group P
Circularity 23.62 ± 6.85 27.53 ± 13.45 0.240
Height-to-width ratio 0.59 ± 0.27 0.69 ± 0.16 0.343
Margin spicules 14.60 ± 9.40 14.67 ± 11.01 0.960
Margin coarseness (pixel) 2.78 ± 2.52 3.43 ± 3.00 0.420
Margin indistinctness (E6) 2.19 ± 9.03 2.23 ± 7.36 0.610
Margin lobulation 7.68 ± 2.55 9.58 ± 3.40 0.013
Energy 0.03 ± 0.02 0.04 ± 0.03 0.271
Entropy 2.34 ± 0.13 2.23 ± 0.20 0.045
Grey mean 0.52 ± 0.17 0.49 ± 0.28 0.957
Internal calcification 3.78 ± 4.29 2.53 ± 2.05 0.045
ALS (degree) 13.58 ± 18.42 6.32 ± 5.65 0.002