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Table 1 CD44 expression according to histological grade of mucoepidermoid carcinoma cases

From: Expression of cell adhesion molecule CD44 in mucoepidermoid carcinoma and its association with the tumor behavior

  Location CD44 Expression
*P/S 13/2 Negative (%) Weak (%) Moderate (%) Strong (%)
Grade
 Low grade 5/0 2/5 (40) 1/5 (20) 1/5 (20) 1/5 (20)
 Intermediate grade 1/1 0/2 (0) 0/2 (0) 1/2 (50) 1/2 (50)
 High grade 7/1 0/8 (0) 1/8 (12.5) 1/8 (12.5) 6/8 (75)
Lymph node
 Positive 8/15 7/2 0/8 (0) 1/8 (12.5) 2/8 (25) 5/8 (62.5)
 Negative 7/15 7/0 2/7 (28.6) 1/7 (14.3) 1/7 (14.3) 3/7 (42.85)
Metastasis 4/15 4/0 0/4 (0) 1/4 (25) 0/4 (0) 3/4 (75)
Recurrence 4/15 3/1 0/4 (0) 0/4 (0) 1/4 (25) 3/4 (75)
  1. *P; Parotid gland. S; Submandibular gland