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Table 6 Differential diagnostics of carcinosarcoma

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

Characteristics Benign tumors Carcinoma Carcinosarcom
Damaged intimal line + +
Damaged junctional zone +/− +/−
CA125 +/− +/−
The presence of high signal areas on T1WI +/−
Inhomogeneity T2WI + + +
Diffusion limited DWI + + +
Enhancement pattern Most gradually/continuously Most reduced at final Most gradually/continuously
Enhancement degree Most mild Most mild Most mild/moderate