Table 2

Discrepancies between individual study pathologists' WSI-based reports

Case

Part

Specimen

At Issue

Discrepancy Type


37

1

Bladder Biopsy

Tumor Grade*

Type 3

38

1

Bladder Biopsy

Dysplasia v Benign

Type 4*

Granulomatous Inflammation?

Type 2

2

Bladder Biopsy

Granulomatous Inflammation?

Type 2

40

1

Bladder Biopsy

Tumor Grade

Type 3

Superficial Invasion?

Type 3

45

1

Bladder Biopsy

Muscle Invasion?

Type 1

50

2

Skin Biopsy

Atypical Melanocytic Lesion: Invasion?

Type 4*

52

1

Skin Biopsy

Actinic Keratosis versus Seborrheic

Type 3

Keratosis with HPV infection

54

1

Bladder Biopsy

AK versus Artifact

Type 3

55

1

Skin Biopsy

Junctional versus Compound Nevus

Type 2

57

2

Prostate Bx

Atypical Glands (Cancer v HGPIN)

Type 4*


Description: There were 12 discrepancies between study pathologists' WSI-based reports. Of these, sub-optimal image quality was implicated in 4 instances (38, 50 and 57). See text for the definition of the "discrepancy types".

Gilbertson et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2006 6:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-6-4

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