Table 3

Abrupt keratinization in oropharyngeal carcinomas
Histological typea Number of cases HPV-OPC b nHPV-OPCc P value
Conventional SCC
KSCC 0/22(0%) 0/1(0%) 0/21(0%)
NKSCC 13/21(61.9%) 11/15(73.3%) 2/6(33.3%)
HSCC 7/11(63.6%) 7/7(100.0%) 0/4(0%)
Variant SCC 0/12(0%) 0/8(0%) 0/4(0%)
Total SCC 20/66(30.3%) 18/31(58.1%) 2/35(5.7%) <0.001

Fujimaki et al.

Fujimaki et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:211   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-211

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