Table 1

Clinical and demographic data of 186 patients (62 cases per group)
Group I
-Age in years, (median range) 60 (25–83)
-Underlying disease
 Carcinoma of oropharynx 12 (19.3%)
 Carcinoma of floor of mouth 14 (22.5%)
 Carcinoma of base of tongue 17 (27.4%)
 Carcinoma of Tonsil Rt. Side 10 (16.1%)
 Carcinoma of last molar tooth 9 (14.5%)
-Stage of cancer
 IInd 14 (22.5%)
 IIIrd 17 (27.4%)
 IVth 31 (50%)
-Male : Female ratio 45:17
Group II
-Age in years, (median range) 45(30–65)
-Underlying disease
 Carcinoma of oropharynx 0
 Carcinoma of floor of mouth 16 (25.8%)
 Carcinoma of base of tongue 22 (35.4%)
 Carcinoma of Tonsil Lt. Side 7 (11.29%)
 Carcinoma of Larynx 17 (27.4%)
-Stage of cancer
 IInd 12 (19.3%)
 IIIrd 25 (40.3%)
 IVth 25 (40.3%)
-Male : Female ratio 47:15
Group III
-Age in years, (median range) 50 (48–65)
-Underlying disease
 Carcinoma of oropharynx 13 (20.9%)
 Carcinoma of floor of mouth 19 (30.64%)
 Carcinoma of base of tongue 30 (48.3%)
 Carcinoma of Tonsil Rt. Side 0
 Carcinoma of last molar tooth 0
-Stage of cancer
 IInd 10 (16.1%)
 IIIrd 22 (35.4%)
 IVth 30 (48.3%)
-Male : Female ratio. 50:12

Panghal et al.

Panghal et al. BMC Oral Health 2012 12:22   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-12-22

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