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Table 1 Clinicopathological features of previously reported cases of MCN of the liver

From: A case of mucinous cystic neoplasm of the liver: a case report

  Zen et al. Li et al. Kubota et al. This study Total
( n= 54) [ 7 ] ( n= 13) [6] ( n= 9) [ 3 ] ( n= 4) ( n= 80)
Age (years), median (range) 52.5 (21 to 80) 43 (28 to 60) 65 (60 to 65)a 70.5 (46 to 76) -
Gender, male:female (female %) 4:50 (92.6) 2:11 (84.6) 0:9 (100) 0:4 (100) 6:74 (92.5)
Presence of symptom, n (%) - 5 (38.5) 3 (42.9) 3 (75) 11 (42.3) (n = 26)
Communication with duct, n (%) - 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (50) 2 (7.7) (n = 26)
Tumor size (mm), median (range) 100 (29 to 240) 112 ± 56b 70 (35 to 125)a 85 (30 to 120) -
Histological type, n (%)      
Low or intermediate grade 53 (98.2) 6 (46.2)c 7 (77.8) 4 (100) 70 (87.5)
High grade 0 (0) 2 (15.4)d 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (2.5)
Associated invasive carcinoma 1 (1.9) 5 (38.5)e 2 (22.2) 0 (0) 8 (10)
Prognosis, dead:alive 0:54 0:13 0:9 0:4 0:80
  1. aMedian (25th percentile, 75th percentile). bMean ± standard deviation. cAdenoma. dBorderline neoplasm. eCarcinoma in situ (1) and carcinoma (4).