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Table 2 Detail of parameters among histological types in all patients

From: The utility of MRI histogram and texture analysis for the prediction of histological diagnosis in head and neck malignancies

  Squamous cell carcinoma Malignant lymphoma (n = 10)
Well-/Moderately differentiated SCC (n = 45) Poorly differentiated SCC (n = 12) Total (n = 57)
Histogram analysis
 Relative mean signal 3.85 ± 0.81 2.89 ± 0.63 3.65 ± 0.86 2.61 ± 0.49
 Coefficient of variation (× 10− 2) 13.9 ± 3.2 11.3 ± 1.9 13.3 ± 3.1 11.2 ± 1.7
 Kurtosis 0.52 ± 0.3 0.35 ± 0.34 0.48 ± 0.31 0.38 ± 0.18
 Skewness 0.08 ± 0.41 0.05 ± 0.24 0.07 ± 0.37 −0.05 ± 0.17
GLCM Texture Feature
 Contrast 77.5 ± 13.9 56.2 ± 12.9 72.9 ± 16.2 49.3 ± 8.7
 Correlation (×10−2) 7.63 ± 0.61 7.22 ± 0.44 7.55 ± 0.59 7.27 ± 0.41
 Energy (× 10−3) 1.91 ± 0.55 2.04 ± 0.39 1.94 ± 0.52 1.72 ± 0.4
 Homogeneity (× 10−1) 2.1 ± 0.18 2.56 ± 0.15 2.22 ± 0.25 2.53 ± 0.12