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Table 2 Association of clinicopathological and prognostic parameters of colorectal carcinoma with T stage

From: Clinicopathologic features of colorectal carcinoma: features predicting higher T-stage and nodal metastasis

Variable T stage P value
T 1 T2 T3 T4
Age (years)
 < 50 0 2 31 4 0.84
 > 50 1 5 50 7  
Gender
 Male 0 2 46 3 0.111
 Female 1 5 35 8  
Laterality
 Right 0 2 23 5 0.62
 Left 1 5 58 6  
Lymphovascular invasion
 Present 0 0 24 3 0.356
 Absent 1 7 57 8  
Grade
 Well differentiated 0 2 1 0 < 0.001*
 Moderately differentiated 1 5 65 5  
 Poorly differentiated 0 0 15 6  
Tumor type
 Adenocarcinoma, NOS 1 7 64 8 0.65
 Mucinous carcinoma 0 0 12 1  
 Medullary carcinoma 0 0 2 0  
 Signet ring cell carcinoma 0 0 3 2  
Perinodal spread
 Present 0 0 40 7 0.037*
 Absent 1 7 41 4  
Mucinous histology (%)
 Absent 1 6 54 7 0.778
 < 10 0 0 9 3  
 10–50 0 0 7 0  
 > 50 0 1 11 1  
Signet ring differentiation
 Present 0 1 13 2 0.97
 Absent 1 6 68 9  
Medullary differentiation
 Present 0 0 1 0 0.971
 Absent 1 7 80 11  
Necrosis
 Absent 0 0 4 2 0.228
 Focal 0 6 56 1  
 Widespread 1 1 21 8  
Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes
 None 0 3 50 5 0.047*
 Mild-moderate 1 0 19 4  
 Marked 0 4 12 2  
Peri-tumoral lymphocytes
 None 0 7 53 7 0.166
 Mild-moderate 1 0 14 3  
 Marked 0 0 14 1  
Pre-existing polyp
 Present 1 2 7 0 0.004*
 Absent 0 5 74 11  
  1. Chi square test applied
  2. * P-value is significant
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