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Table 1 Patient’s characteristics at initial presentation

From: Nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma characteristics, management of primary and relapsed/refractory disease and outcome analysis: the first comprehensive report from the Middle East

Variable Total patients Percentage
Total patients 200 100
Male 151 75.5
Female 49 24.5
Median age at diagnosis 200 22 yrs. (4–79 years)
  < 14 years 40 20
  > 14–21 57 28.5
  > 21–30 39 19.5
  > 30–50 50 25
  > 50 14 7
Stage I 75 37.5
Stage II 70 35
Stage III 41 20.5
Stage IV 14 7
Bulky disease involvement 19 9.5
Spleen involvement 22 11
Extranodal involvement 25 12.5
Bone marrow involvement 5 2.5
B symptoms present 14 7
Early favorablea 96 48
Early unfavorablea 14 7
Advanceda 55 27.5
Risk group unknowna 35 17.5
LDH > normal 40 20
LDH missing 50 25
Performance status > 2 6 3
Performance status unknown 44 22
  1. aAs per German Hodgkin Study Group
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