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Table 4 Distribution of "oral distant fields" (ODFs) collected from patients with OPMLs in the tongue (T patients) or in all the other oral mucosal regions (O patients) or in Buccal Mucosa (BM patients) with respect to DNA diploid or aneuploid status.

From: Chromosomal aberrations and aneuploidy in oral potentially malignant lesions: distinctive features for tongue

   ODFs  
  O patients vs. T patients (OR = 11; p = 0.005)*  
   T patients vs. BM patients (OR = 10; p = 0.007§
  O patients T patients BM patients
DNA
Diploid
53 8 48
DNA aneuploid 3 (5%) 5 (38%) 3 (6%)
Total 56 13 51
  1. *Once stratified for presence/absence of dysplasia in the corresponding OPMLs, ORM-H = 14 (p = 0.003).
  2. §Once stratified for presence/absence of dysplasia in the corresponding OPMLs, ORM-H = 13 (p = 0.004).