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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n = 41)

From: Desmoplastic small round cell tumour: characteristics and prognostic factors of 41 patients and review of the literature

Variables No. of patients (%)
Gender  
Male 31 (76%)
Female 10 (24%)
Median age (years) 27 (range 16 – 45)
Presenting site  
Abdomen and pelvis 37 (90%)
Prostate 1 (2.4%)
Testis 1 (2.4%)
Shoulder 1 (2.4%)
Thigh 1 (2.4%)
Median tumour size at diagnosis (cm) 13 (range 3.5 – 23)
Metastasis at presentation 33 (80%)
Sites of metastasis at presentation (n = 33)  
Liver 11 (33%)
Lung 7 (21%)
Peritoneal cavity 6 (18%)
Lymph node 5 (15%)
Bone 3 (9%)
Adrenal 1 (3%)
Chest wall 1 (3%)
Prostate 1 (3%)