Table 2

Percentage of high expression of ER, PGR and Skp2 in the different histological subtypes N = 193
Histology N ER (%)* PGR (%)** Skp2 (%)***
Pleomorphic sarcoma 57 40 26 37
Leiomyosarcoma 47 50 43 40
Liposarcoma 32 35 23 21
MF/MFT 16 27 29 36
Angiosarcoma 8 25 13 29
Rhabdomyosarcoma 9 50 56 67
MPNST 9 11 11 44
Synovial sarcoma 12 40 27 50
Other STS 3 67 33 67
Total 193 39 30 38

* Chi 8.516, p = 0.385.

** Chi 10.238, p = 0.249.

*** Chi 8.596, p = 0.377.

Abbreviations: MF/MFT, malignant fibroblastic/myofibroblastic tumors; MPNST, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.

Chi-square test showed no differences in percentage of high expression of ER, PGR and Skp2 in the different histological subtypes.

Sorbye et al.

Sorbye et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2013 13:9   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-13-9

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