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Table 1 Clinical parameters of 78 patients with oral mucosal melanoma

From: Neck dissection and post-operative chemotherapy with dimethyl triazeno imidazole carboxamide and cisplatin protocol are useful for oral mucosal melanoma

Clinical parameters Number of patients (%)
Primary patients 64
Sex  
   Male 41 (64.1)
   Female 23 (35.9)
Age (years old)  
   < 30 1 (1.6)
   30-39 10 (15.6)
   40-49 16 (25)
   50-59 27 (42.2)
   60-69 11 (17.2)
   70-79 11 (17.2)
   ≥ 80 2 (3.1)
Intraoral site  
   Hard palate 28 (43.8)
   Maxillary gingiva 15 (23.4)
   Mandibular gingiva 14 (21.9)
   Buccal mucosa 3 (4.7)
   Lip 3 (4.7)
   Floor of mouth 1 (1.6)
T stage  
   T3 53 (82.8)
   T4a 11 (17.2)
N stage  
   cN0 38 (59.4)
   cN1 26 (40.6)
   pN- 25 (39)
   pN0 3 (4.7)
   pN1 36 (56.3)
M stage  
   M0 62 (96.9)
   M1 2 (3.1)
Clinical stage  
   III 22 (34.4)
   IVA 40 (62.5)
   IVC 2 (3.1)
Recurrent patients 14
Sex  
   Male 9 (64.3)
   Female 5 (35.7)
Type of recurrence  
   Intraoral recurrence 5 (35.7)
   Intraoral and neck recurrence 9 (64.3)