Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Radiomic Analysis of Craniopharyngioma and Meningioma in the Sellar/Parasellar Area with MR Images Features and Texture Features: A Feasible Study

Table 2

The differences in MR images features between craniopharyngioma and meningioma. Entries in bold were significant.

Qualitative MR featuresCraniopharyngioma N (%)Meningioma N (%) value

Signal intensity on contrasted imagesHypointense0 (0)2 (3)0.149
Isointense0 (0)0 (0)
Hyperintense40 (63)32 (50)
Extreme hyperintense23 (37)30 (47)
Heterogeneity on contrasted imagesHomogenous7 (11)7 (11)0.975
Heterogeneous56 (89)57 (89)
Unenhanced area (s)Presence50 (79)6 (9)<0.001
Absence13 (21)58 (91)
Signal intensity on T2WIHypointense0 (0)1 (2)<0.001
Isointense6 (10)46 (81)
Hyperintense14 (25)10 (17)
Extreme hyperintense37 (65)0 (0)
Heterogeneity on T2WIHomogenous10 (18)39 (68)<0.001
Heterogeneous47 (82)18 (32)
Cystic alteration (s)Presence58 (92)5 (8)<0.001
Absence5 (8)59 (92)
Air-fluid levelPresence7 (11)0 (0)0.006
Absence56 (89)64 (1)

T2WI: T2-weighted imaging.