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Table 1 Summary of pathologic findings and performance of conventional ultrasound

From: The role of tissue elasticity in the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant breast lesions using shear wave elastography

Histopathological results Conventional US BI-RADS category
No of lesions (%) 3 4A 4B 4C 5 6
Benign 30 (47.6)       
Fibroadenoma 18 (60.0) 7 9 1 1 0 0
Fibroadenomatous Hyperplasia 3 (10.0) 1 0 1 1 0 0
Papilloma 3 (10.0) 1 0 2 0 0 0
Inflammation 2 (6.7) 0 1 1 0 0 0
Adenosis 4 (13.3) 0 1 2 1 0 0
Malignant 33 (52.4)       
Mucinous Carcinoma 1 (3.0) 0 0 1 0 0 0
Infiltrating ductal carcinoma 25 (75.8) 1   3 5 11 5
Invasive lobular carcinoma 1 (3.0) 0 0 0 0 1 0
Papillary carcinoma 1 (3.0) 0 0 0   1 0
Ductal carcinoma in situ 5 (15.2) 0 0 0 4   1
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