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Table 2 289 MMTVT main features: age at diagnosis, side, histologic type, clinical presentation, duration of follow up, recurrence, asbestos exposure

From: Asbestos exposure and malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis: a systematic review and the experience of the Apulia (southern Italy) mesothelioma register

 Number of cases%
Age at diagnosis
 1-30279.3
 31-40248.3
 41-503211.07
 51-604314.8
 61-706422.1
 71-804816.6
 81-175.8
 NA(not available)3411.7
 Total289100
Laterality
 Right testis9231.8
 Left testis10435.9
 Bilateral62.07
 Others (spermatic cord, scrotum, epididymis, ecc.)72.4
 NA8027.6
 Total289100
Histologic type
 Epithelial15553.6
 Biphasic4515.5
 Sarcomatous51.7
 NA8429.06
 Total289100
Clinical presentation
 Mass5519.03
 Hydrocele8429.06
 Swelling7927.3
 Others (inguinal hernia, pain, hematoscrotum,ecc.)155.1
 NA5619.3
 Total289100
Duration of follow up in months
 2-126622.8
 13-368830.04
 37-60279.3
 61-96217.2
 97-13262.07
 133-56472.4
 NA7425.6
 Total289100
Recurrence
 Metastasis237.9
 Multifocal5318.3
 No11038.06
 NA10335.6
 Total289100
Asbestos exposure
 Yes8027.6
 No8830.4
 NA12141.8
 Total289100