Table 2

Classification of cases

Female

Male

Total


Total number of evaluable cases

11

50

61


Validated MM

9

40

49 (80%)


Epithelial/mixed/between epithelial and mixed type

9/0/0

31/8/1

40/8/1


Pleura/mediastinum/pericardium

- Epithelial type

6/1/0

24/0/1

30/1/1

- Mixed type

0/0/0

5/0/0

5/0/0

- Between epithelial and mixed type

0/0/0

1/0/0

1/0/0


Peritoneum/pleura and peritoneum/scrotum

- Epithelial type

2/0/-

3/2/1

5/2/1

- Mixed type

0/0/-

0/2/1

0/2/1


Others

2

10

12 (20%)


Adenocarcinoma, lung

0

2

2


Adenocarcinoma, peritoneum

1

0

1


Pleomorphic carcinoma

0

3

3


No definitive entity diagnosis,

amongst them MM as one differential diagnosis

1

0

5

5

6

5


Sandeck et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:47   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-47

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