Table 4: The results of ROC analysis of FDG uptake metrics for breast lymphoma versus breast carcinoma.

VariableLymphomaCarcinomaPa valueAUCPb value
MedianRangeMedianRange

SUVmin0.800.12–2.840.960.35–1.770.9710.4370.379
SUVmean4.751.03–17.022.380.79–8.29<0.0010.7470.001
SUVstd2.040.33–12.300.880.15–3.610.0010.755<0.001
SUVmax10.692.10–43.214.761.05–18.430.0010.7470.001
SUVpeak9.150.00–40.652.780.00–16.33<0.0010.749<0.001
TLG42.242.24–4031.999.900.55–2240.400.0010.754<0.001

Note. Pa refers to the significance for ROC curves, Pb is for Mann–Whitney U tests between breast lymphoma and breast carcinoma.