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Table 4 Positive MCC in IH: IH in the proliferative phase contained fewer E2 positive MCs compared with early and late involuting phase specimens

From: Estrogen is involved in hemangioma regression associated with mast cells

Proliferative phase, Cells/HPF Early involuting phase, Cells/HPF Late involuting phase, Cells/HPF
13 38 17
10 20 35
5 16 16
7 20 28
18 19 28
18 16 20
12 25 17
25 9 15
18 42 20
  18 28
14.0 ± 6.3a 22.3 ± 10.2a 22.4 ± 6.8a
  1. Proliferative versus early involuting, P = 0.023
  2. Proliferative versus late involuting, P = 0.006
  3. aValues are mean ± SD Cells/HPF