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Table 3 Anatomical areas involved

From: Rapid access clinic for unexplained lymphadenopathy and suspected malignancy: prospective analysis of 1000 patients

Areas involved Malignant (n = 138) no. (%) Non-malignant (n = 862) no. (%) P
Cervical 71 (51) 518 (60) 0.055
Supraclavicular 11 (8) 26 (3) 0.004
Axillary 13 (9) 119 (14) 0.158
Inguinal 19 (14) 77 (9) 0.073
Multiple sites 21 (15) 47 (5) < 0.001
Extranodal 3 (2) 75 (9) 0.008
  1. Sites of nodal- and extranodal involvement in malignant and non-malignant cases