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Table 3 Late severe toxicities for patients with locally recurrent NPC

From: Long-term survival and late complications of intensity-modulated radiotherapy for recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Toxicities Grade 3–4
No. (%)
Grade 5
No. (%)
Mucosal necrosis 12(6.8) 44(24.9)
Headache 16(12.8) 0
Cranial nerve palsy 21(11.9) 0
Temporal lobe necrosis 0 0
Trismus 35(19.9) 0
Hearing deficit 10(5.6) 0
Neck fibrosis 1(0.6) 0