Table 1

Clinical features (n = 32)

Contents

Patients

No./Total number

Percentage


Sex

Male

22

62.5

Female

10

37.5

Age (years)

Range

30~85

Mean

53.4

Median

60

Sites

Upper areodigestive tract

21

65.6

Tonsil

2

6.3

skin

6

18.8

Gingiva

1

3.1

Lung

1

3.1

Testis

1

3.1

Auxiliary examination

Normal marrow aspirate

32

100

Normal results on skeletal survey

32

100

low serum level of M-components

2/21

9.5

low urinary level of M-components

0/8

0

Follow up (n = 15, month)

Dead

10/15

67 (6.6 m)

Alive with disease

3/15

20 (11.3 m)

Alive with recurrence

2/15

13 (24 m)


Zuo et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:123   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-123

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