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Table 2 Evolution of the premalignant lesions in relation to histopathological diagnosis and podoplanin expression

From: Podoplanin expression in the development and progression of laryngeal squamous cell carcinomas

Characteristic No. of cases Progression to carcinoma (%) P
Histopathological diagnosis    
- Mild dysplasia 14 7 (50) 0.27
- Moderate dysplasia 26 7 (27)  
- Severe dysplasia 44 19 (43)  
Podoplanin expression    
- Negative (scores 0-1) 47 14 (30) 0.071
- Positive (scores 2-3) 37 19 (51)