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Table 1 Comparison of information available on the presence, extent, and duration of peau d’orange and erythema in the case–control study and in medical records (N = 34)

From: Reliability of medical records in diagnosing inflammatory breast cancer in Egypt

  Case–control study MR
Sign
 Peau d’orangea,b
  Presence 30 (88.2%) 24 (70.6%)
  Extent 29 (85.3%) 8 (23.5%)
  Duration 24 (70.6%) 9 (26.5%)
 Erythemaa,c
  Presence 30 (88.2%) 18 (52.9%)
  Extent 30 (88.2%) 7 (20.6%)
  Duration 23 (67.6%) 16 (47.1%)
 Increase in breast sizea
  Presence 31 (91.2%) 7 (20.6%)
  Extent 31 (91.2%) 1 (2.9%)
  Duration 24 (70.6%) 7 (20.6%)
  1. This table excludes the 6 cases that lacked medical record data
  2. aSymptoms are not mutually exclusive
  3. bPeau d’orange and/or Edema
  4. cErythema and/or inflammation