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Table 2 Mean values of the variables obtained for normal granulocytic precursors

From: Computerized texture analysis of atypical immature myeloid precursors in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: an entity between blasts and promyelocytes

  Blasts Promyelocytes P
Area μ2 111.9 112.7 0.75
Perimeter 579 636 <0.0001
Form factor 0.957 0.792 <0.0001
Mean gray level 129.3 120.8 <0.0001
SD gray level* 8.6 8.1 0.04
Haralick's entropy 7.90 7.77 0.02
Inertia 4.17 3.82 <0.0001
Local homogeneity 0.535 0.538 0.51
Energy 7177 6430 <0.0001
Contrast 4.17 3.82 0.005
Diagonal Moment 19.1 17.7 <0.0001
Cluster prominence 3.38 2.79 0.01
FD** Minkowski 2.134 2.128 0.08
R2 *** 0.99647 0.99613 0.007
  1. * SD = standard deviation; ** FD = fractal dimension, ***R2 goodness-of-fit of the fractal dimension