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Table 5 Mean values of the variables in the granulocytic precursors in MDS

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

Nuclear morphometric or texture feature MDS-Blasts P MDS Blast vs atyp Atyp. p atyp. vs. MDS Pro. MDS Pro P global Classification of atypical myeloid precursors
Área [μ2 ] 118.4 0.95 118.5 0.37 121.0 0.60 (not defined)
Perimeter 598 0.01 628 0.004 656 0.00001 Intermediate
Form factor 0.94 <0.0001 0.85 0.0005 0.80 0.0001 Intermediate
Mean gray level 125.1 0.0009 121.1 0.0227 118.6 <0.00001 intermediate
SD* gray value 9.1 <0.0001 8.4 0.02 8.1 0.01 Intermediate
Haralick's entropy 7.65 0.11 7.59 0.083 7.52 0.01 (not defined)
Inertia 3.67 0.0038 3.39 0.095 3.28 0.0001 close to MDS Pro.
Local homogeneity 0.553 0.32 0.555 0.23 0.558 0.12 (not defined)
Energy 6749 0.00003 5748 0.39 5595 <0.0001 close to MDS Pro.
Contrast 3.67 0.0038 3.39 0.095 3.28 0.0001 close to MDS Pro.
Diagonal moment 17.4 0.00058 16.1 0.098 15.6 <0.0001 close to MDS Pro.
Cluster prominence
(10-5)
3.17 0.021 2.39 0.51 2.19 0.018 close to MDS Pro.
FD**** 2.1225 0.0015 2.1183 0.82 2.1180 0.0015 close to MDS Pro.
R2***** 0.99819 0.026 0.99807 0.65 0.99809 0.068 (not defined)
  1. * atyp. = immature atypical myeloid precursors; **pro. = promyelocyte; *** SD = Standard deviation of gray value levels, **** FD = fractal dimension, *****R2 goodness-of-fit of the fractal dimension