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Table 1 Association between intraparotid node metastasis and clinical-pathologic variables

From: Role of intraparotid node metastasis in mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the parotid gland

Variables Intraparotid node metastasis p
  Positive(n=47) Negative (n=143)  
Age
  ≤ 50 20 72  
 >50 27 71 0.353
Sex
 Female 29 72  
 Male 18 71 0.176
Tumor stage
 T1 + T2 23 99  
 T3 + T4 24 44 0.012
p-Neck stage *
 N0 6 15  
 N+ 30 11 0.001
Perineural invasion
 Yes 11 12  
 No 36 131 0.006
Lymphovascular invasion
 Yes 11 11  
 No 36 132 0.003
Disease grade
 Low 12 92  
 Intermediate 24 38  
 High 11 13 < 0.001
  1. *: Patients undergoing neck dissection were analyzed