Table 3

Nuclear hyperchromasia, Nuclear atypia and Nucleocytoplasmic ratio

Nuclear hyperchromasia

Nuclear atypia

Nucleocytoplasmic ratio


Nodules

Present

Present

High


LRN

2/17 (11.8%)

1/17 (5.9%)

3/17(17.6%)

LGDN

4/38 (10.5%)

13/38 (34.2%)

9/38 (23.7%)

HGDN

9/28 (32.1%)

11/28 (39.3%)

11/28 (39.3%)

HCC

18/24 (75%)

22/24 (91.7%)

21/24(87.5%)


LRN – large regenerative nodules; LGDN – low grade dysplastic nodules; HGDN – high grade dysplastic nodules; HCC – hepatocellular carcinoma.

Nascimento et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2007 2:51   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-2-51

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