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Table 4 Correlation of Anatomic sites to TNM stage of mucosal melanoma

From: Frequent genetic aberrations in the cell cycle related genes in mucosal melanoma indicate the potential for targeted therapy

Anatomic site Patients (no. %) TNM分期 (no.%) P-value
I II III IV < 0.001
Head and neck 94 (44.2) 3 (3.2) 57 (60.6) 31 (33.0) 3 (3.2)  
 Nasopharynx 60 (28.2) 1 (1.7) 48 (80.0) 10 (16.7) 1 (1.7)  
 Oral cavity 34 (16.0) 2 (5.9) 9 (26.5) 21 (61.8) 2 (5.9)  
Oesophagus 19 (8.9) 1 (5.3) 6 (31.6) 8 (42.1) 4 (21.1)  
Anorectum 45 (21.1) 1 (2.2) 15 (33.3) 14 (31.1) 15 (33.3)  
Genitourinarya 55 (25.8) 1 (1.8) 36 (65.5) 8 (14.5) 10 (18.2)  
Total 213 6 (2.8) 114 (53.5) 61 (28.6) 32 (15.1)  
  1. aThe sites of genitourinary mucosal melanomas included vulva, vagina, urethra and cervix