Table 4

Comedo-necrosis among non-maturing tumor island 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 8/21(38.1%) 6/15(40.0%) 2/6(33.3%)
HSCC 4/11(36.4%) 4/7(57.1%) 0/4(0%)
Variant SCC 0/12(0%) 1/8(12.5%) 0/4(0%)
Total SCC 14/66(21.2%) 12/31(38.7%) 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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