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Table 2 The clinicopathologic characteristics of the patients (n = 51)

From: Quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging can be used to predict the pathologic stages of oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma

Characteristics Stage I–II (n = 23) Stage III–IV (n = 28)
Age (years) 50.8 ± 15.2 (23–86) 59.3 ± 13.1 (23–86)
Sex
 Female 11 9
 Male 12 19
Tumor thickness (mm) 16.0 ± 6.1 (5–25) 20.1 ± 7.9 (6–36)
Growth pattern
 Exophytic 9 15
 Ulcerated 5 7
 Endophytic 9 6
TNM stage
 T stage
  1 10 1
  2 13 10
  3 0 7
  4 0 10
 N stage
  0 23 7
  1 0 8
  2 0 13
 M stage
  0 23 28
  1 0 0
Overall pathologic stage
 Stage I 10 0
 Stage II 13 0
 Stage III 0 9
 Stage IV 0 19