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Table 3 Proposed error grading of potential medical differences between primary and expert diagnosis (according to [41].

From: Image standards in Tissue-Based Diagnosis (Diagnostic Surgical Pathology)

Grade Error in Differences
0 Rejection or No answer  
1 Organ tissue Normal <> Abnormal
2 Abnormal tissue Inflammatory <> Neoplastic
3 Lesion Acute <> Chronic; Benign <> Malignant
4 Cell type Sarcoma <> Carcinoma, Tumor <> Inflammation; Non- <> Invasive
5 Specificities Tbc; Fibroma <> Myoma; Adeno <> Squamous
6 Severity, Grading low <> high
7 Origin, bacteria Tbc <> Brucellosis; Primary <> Metastasis
8 Prognosis Good <> Fair <> Poor
9 Therapy, follow up No need <> yes
10 Identical diagnosis minor differences in differential diagnosis