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Table 1 Evaluation of histopathological characteristics, clinical data and HPV infection of the patients in relation to c-KIT immunostaining

From: Prognostic significance of c-KIT in vulvar cancer: bringing this molecular marker from bench to bedside

c-KIT immunostaining
Variables Category Staining Total P value
   Negativea Positiveb   
   n (%) n (%)   
HPV Negative 17 (30) 6 (15) 24 0.034
  Positive 40 (70) 34 (85) 75  
Nodal metastasis No 9 (47) 35 (69) 44 0.0053
  Yes 10 (53) 16 (31) 26  
Associated lesions No 26 (84) 62 (68) 88 0.0001
  Yes 5 (16) 29 (32) 34  
  1. a. Negative: no immunostaining.
  2. b. Positive: membrane and/or cytoplasm staining.