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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Primary breast lymphoma: Patient profile, outcome and prognostic factors. A multicentre Rare Cancer Network study

Characteristic N %
Gender   
   - male 1 1
   - female 83 99
Symptoms and signs   
   - local pain 10 12
   - local inflammation 9 11
   - palpable mass 51 61
   - palpable lymph nodes 21 25
   - incidental mammography finding 10 12
Localization (71 patients)   
   - external superior 34 48
   - internal superior 10 14
   - external inferior 9 13
   - internal inferior 5 7
   - central 12 17
   - entire breast 1 1
Tumor size (71 patients)   
   - 0 – 1.9 cm 4 6
   - 2 – 4.9 cm 35 49
   - 5 – 9.9 cm 23 32
   - 10 – 15 cm 9 13
Stage (82 patients)   
   - I E 46 55
   - II E 33 39
   - III E 1 1
   - IV E 2 2
   - unknown 2 2
Grade (according to Working Formulation)   
   - high 51 61
   - intermediate 6 7
   - low 27 32