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Table 2 Characterisation of the metastasis cohort

From: Dynamic and unpredictable changes in mutant allele fractions of BRAF and NRAS during visceral progression of cutaneous malignant melanoma

Distant haematogenous metastases n = 139 (100%)
Main visceral organs: 78 (56)
 CNS 38 (27)
 Lung 23 (17)
 Liver 17 (12)
Other organs: 61 (44)
 Adrenal gland 10 (7)
 Intestinal tract 8 (6)
 Distant skin 8 (6)
 Kidney 6 (4)
 Heart 5 (4)
 Spleen 5 (4)
 Pancreas 4 (3)
 Bone marrow 4 (3)
 Mesenterium 3 (2)
 Thyroid gland 3 (2)
 Bladder, Submandibular gland, Tongue, Prostate, Caval vein thrombus 1 (1)
DNA concentration (ng/μl), SD 209,43 (±197,47)
Tumor/normal ratio (%), SD 78,8 (±21)
  1. Abbreviations: CNS, central nervous system; SD, standard deviation