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Table 3 The relationship between the two modes of microscopic examination and biopsy results

From: A study on the value of narrow-band imaging (NBI) for the general investigation of a high-risk population of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC)

Endoscopic mode Endoscopic features Mucositis (n = 96) Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (n = 23) P value
White light Color abnormal 55 17 0.143
Shape abnormal 58 19 0.045
NBI Vascular increased 1 15 0.000
Vascular dilation 1 17 0.000
Abnormal vascular morphology 0 19 0.000