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Table 2 Mean morphometrical parameter values in the three cyst types and their pairwise comparisons.

From: Quantitative analysis of the epithelial lining architecture in radicular cysts and odontogenic keratocysts

Parameter Solitary OK (± SD) BCNS OK (± SD) Radicular (± SD)
Perim 100.5313 (± 26.4673) 103.2415 (± 27.1678) 108.1265 (± 34.1349)
Area 553.1672 (± 295.9194) 583.5653 (± 302.4889) 641.1525 (± 424.4672)
MinR 8.3662 (± 2.8550) 8.6381 (± 2.8448) 8.6490 (± 3.2781)
MaxR 19.5292 (± 5.3661) 20.0227 (± 5.5363) 21.1478 (± 6.8432)
Feret 36.4066 (± 9.9051) 37.2535 (± 10.1607) 39.2035 (± 12.4571)
Breadth 25.1631 (± 7.3007) 25.9255 (± 7.3639) 26.6557 (± 8.9150)
CHull 95.1866 (± 24.3340) 97.6547 (± 24.9523) 102.1490 (± 31.1970)
CArea 612.2418 (± 329.0827) 646.1540 (± 336.4255) 724.8820 (± 486.0023)
MBCRadius 18.3400 (± 4.9405) 18.7778 (± 5.0672) 19.7536 (± 6.2371)
AspRatio 1.5057 (± 0.4076) 1.4883 (± 0.3963) 1.5276 (± 0.4122)
Circ 0.6520 (± 0.096) 0.6540 (± 0.0939) 0.6411 (± 0.0988)
Roundness 0.5143 (± 0.1187) 0.5196 (± 0.1171) 0.5031 (± 0.1166)
AreaEquivD 25.6956 (± 6.6373) 26.4050 (± 6.7678) 27.3257 (± 8.3459)
PerimEquivD 32.0001 (± 8.4248) 32.8628 (± 8.6478) 34.4177 (± 10.8655)
EquivEllipseAr 756.3853 (± 401.9763) 797.0583 (± 413.0425) 884.5156 (± 583.8462)
Compactness 0.7120 (± 0.0859) 0.7158 (± 0.0846) 0.7042 (± 0.0853)
Solidity 0.9034 (± 0.0520) 0.9037 (± 0.0516) 0.8877 (± 0.0600)
Concavity 59.0746 (± 53.9079) 62.5887 (± 54.9009) 83.7295 (± 88.4315)
Convexity 0.9485 (± 0.0172) 0.9476 (± 0.0183) 0.9472 (± 0.0231)
Shape 19.7841 (± 3.6785) 19.7227 (± 3.7068) 20.1933 (± 4.0637)
RFactor 0.8365 (± 0.0546) 0.8391 (± 0.0545) 0.8337 (± 0.0553)
ModRatio 0.4699 (± 0.1315) 0.4748 (± 0.1299) 0.4523 (± 0.0131)
Sphericity 0.4393 (± 0.1264) 0.4430 (± 0.1247) 0.4210 (± 0.1256)
ArBBox 963.0597 (± 511.8121) 1014.8461 (± 525.9020) 1126.2003 (± 743.3760)
Rectang 0.5764 (± 0.0652) 0.5770 (± 0.0656) 0.5723 (± 0.0675)
  1. OK: odontogenic keratocyst, BCNS: basal cell naevus syndrome, SD: standard deviation from the mean.
  2. N = 27,806. Mean values across columns are statistically different, except for those in the bold(General Linear Model with post-hoc Tukey, p < 0.05)