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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of 83 Chinese Patients with PGL

From: Primary gastric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Chinese patients: clinical characteristics and prognostic factors

Characteristics Number of assessable patients (%)
Age (years)  
   Median 52
   Range 15-81
Sex  
   Male 45 (54.2)
   Female 38 (45.8)
   Ratio, male to female 1.2
Presenting Symptom 1  
   Abdominal pain 69 (83.1)
   Melena 30 (36.1)
   Nausea or vomitting 15 (18.1)
   Hematemesis 6 (7.2)
   Ileus 1 (1.2)
   Perforation 0
B symptoms 56 (67.5)
Bulky Disease 21 (25.3)
Involvement within the stomach 2  
   Cardia 13 (15.7)
   Fundus 15 (18.1)
   Corpus 44 (53.0)
   Antrum 53 (63.9)
   Pylorus 12 (14.5)
   Stump 2 (2.4)
Histopathology  
B cell subtypes 75 (90.4)
   Diffuse large B cell lymphoma 57 (68.7)
GCB subtype 20 (20/57, 35.1)
Non-GCB subtype 37 (37/57, 64.9)
Ratio, GCB to Non-GCB 1:1.85
   MALT lymphoma 14 (16.9)
   Burkitt lymphoma 3 (3.6)
   Mantle cell lymphoma 1 (1.2)
T cell subtypes 8 (9.6)
   Peripheral T-cell lymphoma, unspecified 4 (4.8)
   Anaplastic large cell lymphoma 3 (3.6)
   Precursor T lymphoblastic lymphoma 1 (1.2)
H. pylori infection3 49 (49/61, 80.3)
Laboratories at first visit  
   Leucocytopenia (< 4.0 × 109/L) 7 (8.4)
   Neutropenia (< 2.0 × 109/L) 8 (9.6)
   Lymphocytopenia (< 1.0 × 109/L) 15 (18.1)
   Low hemoglobin (< 120 g/L) 43 (51.8)
   Low albumin (< 35 g/L) 24 (28.9)
   Increased LDH (> 245 U/L) 40 (48.2)
Lugano Staging  
   I 24 (28.9)
   II1 5 (6.0)
   II2 14 (16.9)
   IIE 20 (24.1)
   IV 20 (24.1)
  1. Number total > 83, more than 1 symptom can be observed in the same patient.
  2. Number total > 83, more than 1 involved site can be found in the same stomach.
  3. 61 of 83 cases received H. pylori detection.