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Table 4 MRI characteristics of UCS n (%) (n = 30)

From: Clinical and imaging features of carcinosarcoma of the uterus and cervix

Characteristics N (%)
Margin
Clear 10 (33)
Unclear 20 (67)
Capsule
Yes 4 (13)
No 26 (87)
T1WI
Low signals 15 (50)
Equal signal 10 (33)
High signal 2 (7)
Mixed signal 3 (10)
T2WI
Low signals 0
Equal signal 0
High signal 14 (47)
Mixed signal 16 (53)
Vascular washout effect
Visible 8 (27)
Invisible 22 (74)
Junctional zone
Uncontinuous 24 (80)
Continuous 6 (20)
Pelvic effusion
Visible 5 (17)
Invisible 24 (80)
Tumor hemorrhage
Visible 4 (13)
Invisible 26 (87)
Homogeneous enhancement
Yes 3 (10)
No 27 (90)
Enhancement pattern
Gradually 9 (30)
Continuously 14 (47)
Reduced at final 7 (23)
Enhancement degree
Mild 13 (43)
Moderate 11 (37)
Marked 6 (20)
Maximum diameter (mm) 71.00 ± 29.54
AP (mm) 39.64 ± 18.67
ET (mm) 60.48 ± 16.60
AP-ET 20.83 ± 12.54
ET/AP 0.64 ± 0.21
  1. UCS uterine carcinosarcoma, AP maximum anteroposterior diameter, ET maximum endometrial thickness