Table 2

Clinicopathological summary of the cases

UC-associated

Sporadic

P value


Site

Left side

12

41

0.068

Right side

3

34

Histological type

Well differentiated

6

30

Moderately differentiated

4

37

Poorly differentiated (including signet-ring cell carcinoma)

5

8

Depth of invasion

Up to MP

2

12

0.79

SS/A or deeper

13

63

Lymph node metastasis

Negative

5

31

0.56

Positive

10

44

Stage

I

2

9

0.14

II

3

22

III

9

44

IV

1

0


UC-ulcerative colitis; MP-muscularis propria; SS-subserosa; A-adventitia.

Mikami et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:30   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-30

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