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Table 2 Comparison between NMDAR-E-associated and control teratomas with nervous tissue

From: Immunopathological characterization of ovarian teratomas associated with anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis

  NMDAR-E teratomas (n = 27) Control teratomas (n = 40) p-value
Nervous tissue, n (%) 26 (96) 15 (38) 5. 10−7***
 Central 26/26 (100) 15/15 (100) 1
  Solid 19/26 (73) 9/15 (60) 0.49
  Cystic 17/26 (65) 12/15 (80) 0.47
  Choroid plexus 12/26 (46) 5/15 (33) 0.51
 Peripheral 9/26 (34) 7/15 (46) 0.51
 Enteric 6/26 (23) 1/15 (6) 0.23
Teratomas displaying histological features
of gliomas, n (%)
3/26 (12) 0/15 (0) 0.54
Inflammatory infiltrates in contact to central nervous tissue, n (%) 26/26 (100) 2/15 (13) 5. 10−9***
 Tertiary lymphoid structures 13/26 (50) 1/15 (6) 0.006
  1. ***: significant after Bonferroni correction for multiple comparisons, p < 0.001