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Table 2 Correlation of peritoneal cytology with histological subtype of tumor

From: Role of peritoneal washing cytology in ovarian malignancies: correlation with histopathological parameters

  Peritoneal.cytology p value
Positive Negative
Frequency % Frequency %
Serous carcinoma 20 76.92 6 23.08 0.042
Endometrioid carcinoma 4 44.44 5 55.56
Mucinous carcinoma 2 25.00 6 75.00
Clear cell carcinoma 1 100.00 0 0.00
Transitional cell carcinoma 2 100.00 0 0.00
Malignant mixed mullerian tumor 2 66.67 1 33.33
Borderline serous tumor 0 0.00 1 100.00
Borderline mucinous tumor 0 0.00 4 100.00
Metastatic carcinoma 1 50.00 1 50.00
Dysgerminoma 1 50.00 1 50.00
Poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma 2 100.00 0 0.00
Total 35 58.33 25 41.67