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Table 2 Imaging features of MG, ultrasound (HHUS and ABUS) and pathological diagnosis

From: Re-evaluation of high-risk breast mammography lesions by target ultrasound and ABUS of breast non-mass-like lesions

   Total (n = 166) Pathologically benign(n = 104) Pathologically malignant or precursor (n = 62) \(\chi^{2}\) P
Structure distortion X-ray Non 102 71 31 6.074 0.048
  Distortion 32 15 17   
  Disorder 32 18 14   
Local thickening Non 143 97 46 11.842 0.001
  Thickness 23 7 16   
Calcification Non 24 21 3 7.688 0.021
  Scattered spotty 83 47 36   
  Multiple spotty or cluster 59 36 23   
Internal echo Homogeneous 13 10 3 Fisher 0.375
  Inhomogeneous 153 94 59   
Hyperechoic Non 63 47 16 8.708 0.013
  Scattered spotty 54 26 28   
  Multiple spotty or cluster 49 31 18   
Peripheral flow Adler 0 97 79 18 50.092  < 0.001
  Adler 1 34 20 14   
  Adler 2 19 2 17   
  Adler 3 16 3 13   
Internal flow Adler 0 95 79 16 50.665  < 0.001
  Adler 1 35 19 16   
  Adler 2 19 3 16   
  Adler 3 17 3 14   
Ductal change Non 120 76 44 12.825 0.002
  Duct ectasia(anechoic inside) 17 16 1   
  Duct ectasia(Low-echo inside) 29 12 17   
Peripheral change Non 137 97 40 24.162  < 0.001
  Structure distortion 28 6 22   
Coronal plane Non 65 61 4 56.489  < 0.001
  Obscure 63 35 28   
  Distortion 38 8 30