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Table 5 Diagnostic accuracy of lymphoma and its subtypes between CNB and surgical group in superficial and deep masses

From: Clinical application of ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy with multiple punches in the diagnosis of lymphoma

Location Diagnosis CNB group Surgical group P
Superficial masses Lymphoma 93.5 (58/62) 96.6 (58/60) 0.68
  Subtypes 90.3 (56/62) 96.6 (58/60) 0.273
Deep masses Lymphoma 97.9 (47/48) 100 (35/35) 1
  Subtypes 95.8 (46/48) 100 (35/35) 0.506
Total Lymphoma 95.4 (105/110) 97.9 (96/98) 0.454
  Subtypes 92.7 (102/110) 97.9 (96/98) 0.11
  1. CNB, core needle biopsy.